Our Orbison world is saddened by the death of Roy Orbison‘s guitarist Harold Bradley. Although the whole city of Nashville claimed him, he had a very special friendship with Roy. He was also my good friend and I spent many days with him. Love You Harold and God Bless You

His staggering list of credits includes Roy Orbison’s “Crying” and “Only the Lonely,” Patsy Cline’s “I Fall To Pieces,” “Crazy,” and “Sweet Dreams,” Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man,” Loretta Lynn’s “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” Elvis Presley’s “Devil in Disguise,” Brenda Lee’s “I’m Sorry,” Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock,” Roger Miller’s “King of the Road,” Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away,” Alan Jackson’s “Here in The Real World,” Jeannie C. Riley’s “Harper Valley P.T.A.,” Red Foley’s “Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy,” Johnny Horton’s “Battle of New Orleans,” Jimmy Dean’s “Big Bad John,” John Anderson’s “Swingin’,” Hank Williams’ “Ramblin’ Man,” Conway Twitty’s “Hello Darlin’,” the Everly Brothers’ “Ebony Eyes”… many more

Bill Dees, Harold Bradley, Barbara Orbison

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