Harold Bradley, one of the most prominent session musicians in the history of Nashville’s Music Row, has died. He was 93.
Bradley’s daughter confirmed his death via Facebook, saying he died peacefully in his sleep. In the early 50s, Harold and his older brother, Owen, built the famed Bradley Film and Recording Studios, later known as the Quonset Hut, the first recording studio on Music Row. Harold Bradley was a member of the Nashville A-Team, a group of acclaimed session musicians that played on records for artists like Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison and Elvis Presley. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006.