Harold Ray Bradley

Harold Ray Bradley (January 2, 1926 – January 31, 2019) was an American guitarist and entrepreneur, who played on many country, rock and pop recordings and produced numerous TV variety shows and movie soundtracks. Having started as a session musician in the 1940s, he was a part of the Nashville A-Team of session players, which included pianist Floyd Cramer and pedal steel guitarist Pete Drake. He is one of the most recorded guitarists in music history.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 2nd, 1926 (Nashville), Died January 31st, 2019

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, electric guitar, electric bass

Recordings (Results 526-550 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 13838 12/17/1965 All I have for you, Mom The Wilburn Brothers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 13839 12/17/1965 You'll never get a better chance Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 13840 12/17/1965 Hey Mr. Bluebird-1 Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 13841 12/17/1965 Making plans Ernest Tubb ; The Wilburn Brothers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 13848 12/22/1965 I can't quit cigarettes Jimmy "Timmy" Martin, Jr. instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 13849 12/22/1965 Lost highway Jimmy "Timmy" Martin, Jr. instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 13850 12/22/1965 The good things outweigh the sad Jimmy "Timmy" Martin, Jr. instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 14438 12/27/1966 I'm bitin' my fingernails Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 14439 12/27/1966 Love is no excuse Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 14440 12/27/1966 One to ten Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 14441 12/27/1966 The thin grey line Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 14446 1/4/1967 Beautiful friendships Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 14447 1/4/1967 We'll never change Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 14448 1/4/1967 Bartender Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 14449 1/4/1967 I'm not leavin' you Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15388 12/20/1968 Saturday Satan, Sunday Saint The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15389 12/20/1968 Tommy's doll The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15390 12/20/1968 One more memory The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15468 3/11/1969 Holding on to nothing Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15469 3/11/1969 Somewhere between Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15470 3/11/1969 Let's wait a little longer Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15516 4/1/1969 Won't you come home Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15517 4/1/1969 That odd couple Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15518 4/1/1969 Touch and go Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15519 4/1/1969 Let the world keep on a turnin' Loretta Lynn ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 526-550 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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