Jul 18, 2023
By Andy Johnson
He was a Nashville music executive who who signed a number of stars and help brand the outlaw style of country music during a 40-year career.
And as an engineer, he worked with the likes of Loretta Lynn, Dinah Shore, The Who and (soon-to-be) Canadian music Legend Gordon Lightfoot.
Jerry Bradley began his career in the 1960s working in his family’s music publishing business.
He struck out on his own in 1970 signing Ronnie Milsap to RCA records and guiding Dolly Parton and Charley Pride to stardom.
Jerry Bradley died peacefully at his home in Tennessee, yesterday at the age of 83.