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 176-200 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 9899 7/16/1957 I gotta have my baby back Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9900 7/16/1957 Hang your head in shame Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9926 7/19/1957 Rock-a-chicka Warner Mack instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9927 7/19/1957 Since I lost you Warner Mack instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9934 7/20/1957 If I only knew Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9935 7/20/1957 My shoes keep walking back to you Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9936 7/19/1957 Standing at the end of the world Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9937 7/20/1957 Tonight's the night Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9972 10/29/1957 Jingle bell rock Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9973 10/29/1957 Captain Santa Claus Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 9999 11/18/1957 The blind's prayer Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10000 11/18/1957 X's from down in Texas Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10001 11/18/1957 Let a little sunshine in your heart Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10002 11/18/1957 There's a bluebird on your windowsill Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10043 12/14/1957 Teenage love is misery Jerry Kennedy instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10044 12/14/1957 Oo-wee baby Jerry Kennedy instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10054 12/22/1957 Love my lady Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10055 12/22/1957 Just a little someone Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10056 12/23/1957 Jacqueline Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10057 12/23/1957 Living in the shadow of the past Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10058 12/30/1957 Down Panama way Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10059 12/30/1957 Foreign love Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10060 12/30/1957 You'll come back Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10061 12/30/1957 A new love affair Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10081 1/20/1958 Sweet Willie Barbara Allen instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 176-200 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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

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