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 551-575 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 15525 4/3/1969 Blue eyed Elaine The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15526 4/3/1969 Our baby's book The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15527 4/3/1969 I'm free at last The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15528 4/3/1969 You won't ever forget me The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16061 4/28/1970 A good year for the wine The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16062 4/28/1970 Even the bad times are good The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16063 4/28/1970 She's a little bit country The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16064 4/28/1970 Pearly May's place The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16289 12/21/1970 When ole goin' gets a-goin' The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16290 12/21/1970 Teach my Daddy how to pray The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16291 12/21/1970 One sweet hello The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16292 12/22/1970 Don't back a man up in a corner The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16293 12/22/1970 Commercial affection The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16294 12/22/1970 The key's in the mailbox The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16295 12/30/1970 She goes walking (through my mind) The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16296 12/30/1970 Help me make it through the night The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16297 12/30/1970 Shenandoah waltz The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16453 5/14/1971 As long as there's a Sunday The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16454 5/14/1971 Sometimes you just can't win The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16455 5/14/1971 Touching home The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16456 5/14/1971 Look twice before you go The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16689 1/26/1972 I've been walkin' The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16690 1/26/1972 Say something nice to Sarah The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16691 1/26/1972 The road is closed The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 16905 9/12/1972 Baby, it's so hard to be good The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 551-575 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.

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