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us: Bradley, Owen


  • [William "Owen" Bradley was a native of Westmoreland, Tennessee and began playing in local nightclubs and roadhouses at an early age. By the late 1940s, he took a music arranger and songwriter position at Decca Records workingwith Ernest Tubb, Burl Ives and Kitty Wells. For more information:] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Bradley
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  • Variants

    • us: Bradley, William Owen
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1915-10-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1998-01-07
    • Birth Place

        Westmoreland (Tenn)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Nashville (Tenn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Jazz
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Arrangers (Musicians)
            (lcsh) Band directors
              (lcsh) Lyricists
                (lcsh) Keyboard players
            • Use For

            • Related Terms

              • us: Owen Bradley Orchestra
              • us: Owen Bradley Quintet
              • us: Owen Bradley Sextet
            • Sources

              • found: Lee, B. Brenda Lee [SR] 1960?: label (Bradley Owen)
              • found: New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Bradley, Owen; b. Oct. 21, 1915, Westmoreland, TN; country-music recorder producer)
              • found: Notes, June 1999: p. 861 (Bradley, Owen; d. Jan. 7, 1998, at 82; American country music songwriter, bandleader, keyboardist, arranger, and producer)
              • found: Wikipedia, November 30, 2016 (Born William Owen Bradley Oct. 21, 1915 - Jan.7, 1998; died Nashville Tenn.) {https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Bradley}
            • General Notes

              • [William "Owen" Bradley was a native of Westmoreland, Tennessee and began playing in local nightclubs and roadhouses at an early age. By the late 1940s, he took a music arranger and songwriter position at Decca Records workingwith Ernest Tubb, Burl Ives and Kitty Wells. For more information:] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Bradley
            • Change Notes

              • 1993-07-19: new
              • 2016-12-16: revised
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