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On January 31, 2019.

On January 31, 2019, Harold Ray Bradley died aged 93. He was musician (guitar) and music producer, part of the Nashville A-Team of session players. He recorded and performed with numerous musicians including Ernest Tubb, Red Foley, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Brenda Lee, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Bill Chinnock, The Everly Brothers, Slim Whitman, Loretta Lynn and Willie Nelson. Bradley is regarded as one of the most recorded guitarists in the history of music. As leader he released five albums.

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys”, the seventh Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, guitar, banjo, piano, harmonica
  • Ry Cooder– guitar
  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitar
  • Bob Morris – guitar
  • John Pilla – guitar
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Buddy Alan – guitar
  • Jerry Brightman– steel guitar
  • Don Rich – guitar, fiddle
  • Doug Dillard– banjo
  • Jim Shaw – organ, piano
  • Stan Free– piano, harpsichord
  • Jim Gordon– piano
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion
  • Thad Maxwell – bass
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • Bob Arkin – bass
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Doyle Curtsinger – bass, mandolin
  • Ed Shaughnessy– drums, tabla
  • Gene Parsons– drums
  • Richard Hayward– drums
  • Jerry Wiggins – drums
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Buddy Collette– clarinet
  • Gene Coe – horn
  • George Bohanon– horn
  • Dick Hyde – horn
  • Richard Hyde– trombone
  • Ernie Watts– flute
  • William Green – oboe
  • Donald Christlieb – woodwind
  • Kevin Burke– fiddle
  • Gib Guilbeau – fiddle
  • Jessica Smith – vocals
  • Jesse Smith – backing vocals
  • Clydie King– backing vocals
  • Robert Tebow – backing vocals
  • Thurl Ravenscroft– backing vocals
  • Venetta Fields– backing vocals
  • Gene Merlino – backing vocals
  • Barry Feldman – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie, except where noted

  1. Farrell O’Gara – traditional
  2. Gypsy Davy – traditional, Woody Guthrie
  3. This Troubled Mind of Mine – Ernest Tubb, Johnny Tyler
  4. Week on the Rag
  5. Miss the Mississippi and You – Bill Halley
  6. Lovesick Blues – Irving Mills, Cliff Friend
  7. Uncle Jeff
  8. Gates of Eden – Bob Dylan
  9. Last Train
  10. Cowboy Song
  11. Sailor’s Bonnett – traditional
  12. Cooper’s Lament
  13. Ramblin’ ‘Round – Woody Guthrie

On January 2, 1971.

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On January 2, 1971, “RCA” label released “Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old)”, the eleventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded June – September 1970, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, and was produced by Felton Jarvis.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– vocals, guitar
  • James Burton– guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – pedal steel guitar
  • Bobby Thompson – banjo
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • The Imperials Quartet– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Joe Babcock – backing vocals
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • Mary Holladay – backing vocals
  • Ginger Holladay – backing vocals
  • June Page – backing vocals
  • Sonja Montgomery – backing vocals
  • Dolores Edgin – backing vocals
  • Mary Greene – backing vocals
  • Temple Riser – backing vocals
  • Cam Mullins – string arrangements
  • Don Tweedy – string arrangements
  • Bergen White – horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Snowbird – Gene MacLellan
  2. Tomorrow Never Comes – Johnny Bond, Ernest Tubb
  3. Little Cabin on the Hill – Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt
  4. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – Dave “Curly” Williams, Sunny David
  5. Funny How Time Slips – Willie Nelson
  6. I Really Don’t Want to Know – Howard Barnes, Don Robertson
  7. There Goes My Everything – Dallas Frazier
  8. It’s Your Baby, You Rock It – Shirl Milete, Nora Fowler
  9. The Fool – Naomi Ford, Lee Hazlewood
  10. Faded Love – Bob Wills, Johnnie Lee Wills
  11. I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water – Joe Babcock
  12. Make the World Go Away – Hank Cochran