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 151-175 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 9842 6/5/1957 Tears of angels Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9846 6/7/1957 Let forgiveness in Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9847 6/7/1957 Who wouldn't love you Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9859 6/27/1957 New panhandle rag Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9860 6/27/1957 I know (it was you)-1 Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9861 6/27/1957 Don't do it darlin' Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9862 7/9/1957 Most of the time Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9863 7/9/1957 The magic song Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9864 7/9/1957 My special angel Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9865 7/9/1957 Sugar moon Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9866 7/9/1957 Plaything Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9867 7/10/1957 Far away heart Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9868 7/10/1957 No other baby Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9869 7/10/1957 A fool such as I Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9870 7/10/1957 I'm leaving now (Long gone Daddy) Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9873 7/11/1957 Holiday for love Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9874 7/11/1957 How long Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 9881 7/12/1957 If you'll be my love Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9882 7/12/1957 Someday you'll want me to want you Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9883 7/12/1957 I saw your face in the moon Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9888 7/14/1957 Try me one more time Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9889 7/14/1957 I'd trade all of my tomorrows Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9890 7/14/1957 Silver dew on the bluegrass Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9897 7/16/1957 My Mary Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9898 7/16/1957 Into each life some rain must fall Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 151-175 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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