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)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1972

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

Recordings (Results 126-150 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 9578 11/15/1956 Sowin' teardrops Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9579 11/15/1956 Just a little lonesome Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9580 11/15/1956 Fraulein Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9581 11/15/1956 (Got a) Heartsick feeling Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9582 11/15/1956 Foolish pride Vernon Claud instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9583 11/15/1956 Jungle of cement and stone Vernon Claud instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9584 11/15/1956 Daylight angel Vernon Claud instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9585 11/15/1956 Baby's gone Vernon Claud instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9586 11/15/1956 Rock around with Ollie Vee Buddy Holly instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9587 11/15/1956 Modern Don Juan Buddy Holly instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9588 11/15/1956 You are my one desire Buddy Holly instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9629 1/8/1957 I'm a big boy now Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9630 1/8/1957 The life I have to live Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9656 2/15/1957 Someday Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9657 2/15/1957 Honky tonk song Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9733 3/25/1957 Tears (That I cried over you) Chuck and Bill instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9734 3/25/1957 Way out there Chuck and Bill instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9735 3/25/1957 I wanna move a little closer Chuck and Bill instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9736 3/25/1957 Watch your step Chuck and Bill instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9771 4/12/1957 I care no more Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9772 4/12/1957 Don't be the one Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9779 4/13/1957 Bye bye love Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9780 4/13/1957 Missing you Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9840 6/5/1957 Bachelor man Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9841 6/5/1957 The party is over (for me) Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 126-150 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029

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