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Grady Martin

Thomas Grady Martin (January 17, 1929 – December 3, 2001) was an American session guitarist in country music and rockabilly.

A member of The Nashville A-Team, he played guitar on hits such as Marty Robbins' "El Paso", Loretta Lynn's "Coal Miner's Daughter" and Sammi Smith's "Help Me Make It Through the Night". During a nearly 50-year career, Martin backed such names as Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Johnny Burnette, Don Woody and Arlo Guthrie, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Bing Crosby. He is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in March 2015.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 17, 1929 (Chapel Hill), Died December 3, 2001 (Lewisburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1969

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, electric guitar, leader, lead guitar, vocalist, Dobro, violin, twelve-string guitar

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Recordings (Results 1126-1146 of 1146 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 15168 6/19/1968 That was yesterday-1,3 Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15169 6/19/1968 A working man-2 Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar, Dobro  
Decca NA 15170 6/19/1968 Banjo ringing Saturday night-3 Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15173 6/20/1968 Thanks for all the yesterdays-1 Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15174 6/20/1968 Midnight angel-2 Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15175 6/20/1968 Son of a sawmill man Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15176 6/20/1968 No good son of a gun-2 Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15566 4/21/1969 There'll be no teardrops tonight Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15567 4/21/1969 You win again Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15568 4/21/1969 Blue moon of Kentucky Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15569 4/21/1969 Where does the good times go-1 Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15577 4/23/1969 Put it off until tomorrow Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15578 4/23/1969 Flying South Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15579 4/23/1969 Will you visit me on Sunday-1 Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15580 4/23/1969 Nine pound hammer Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca NA 15581 4/24/1969 When the grass grows over Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 15582 4/24/1969 Tennessee hound dog Osborne Brothers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca SP 1005 9/29/1954 Make believe Kitty Wells instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca SP 1006 9/29/1954 You and me Kitty Wells instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca SP 1007 9/29/1954 As long as I live Kitty Wells instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca SP 1008 9/29/1954 No one but you Kitty Wells instrumentalist, electric guitar  
(Results 1126-1146 of 1146 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, Grady," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352688.

Martin, Grady. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352688.

"Martin, Grady." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352688

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