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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bradley Recording Studio Hillsboro Village

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, November 21, 2020
1. Bradley Recording Studio Hillsboro Village
Inscription.  Owen and Harold Bradley operated a one-story, concrete block film and recording studio located behind this Hillsboro Village storefront from 1953-1955. "Queen of Country Music” Kitty Wells, bluegrass legends Bill Monroe and the Stanley Brothers, and popular vocalist Pat Boone—making his studio debut—were among the artists who recorded in the studio. The structure later served as a school supply store and a ceramics studio. The building was demolished in 2014.
 
Erected 2020 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 217.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list.
 
Location. 36° 8.168′ N, 86° 48.065′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of #802 Alley
Bradley Recording Studio Hillsboro Village image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, November 21, 2020
2. Bradley Recording Studio Hillsboro Village
and 21st Avenue S (Tennessee Highway 106), on the right when traveling east on #802 Alley. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1807 21st Ave S, Nashville TN 37212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hillsboro Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roger Williams University (approx. ¼ mile away); Betty Chiles Nixon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nashville's First Radio Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elizabeth Atchison Eakin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Belmont Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ward-Belmont College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 25 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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