"Al Brady", better known today by TV viewers in the mid-Atlantic states as "Allan Brady", is a seasoned veteran of radio/tv of over three decades. He was also part of the nightly entertainment at Little Darlin's Rock N Roll Palace (which later became Wolfman Jack's), a world renowned nite spot (1986-1992) that featured "The Living Legends of Rock & Roll", where he was the MC and host of a radio/tv show with..........
Hall of Fame DJ, Wolfman Jack, working with many artists of the rock & roll era . Al was host of "LIVE at The Rock N Roll Palace" on three Orlando radio stations, while the TV show aired weekly on the TNN Network and locally on Channel 6 TV.
Little Darlin's Rock N Roll Palace has a FACEBOOK Page
Recruited by co-founder/co-owner, Mr. Dick Milano, Al Brady "entertained" the nightly audience as a warm-up to all the original artists of the rock & roll era with his vast knowledge of music and his ability to interact with the audience every night. Along with two of the greatest house bands, Rockin' Robin and Rocky & the Rollers......"Those living legends loved working with these two great bands, and so did I !!!".
He also was the original host & voice of the Saturday Nite Cruise in Old Town (Kissimmee, Fl.), an internationally renowned weekly car cruise featuring hundreds of vintage and classic cars, still enjoyed today.
Al was born, Allan Baldwin, and raised on Staten Island, NY, where he was greatly influenced by all the major city radio stations and DJ's and becoming very knowledgeable of the music and artists. His radio career started at local "pirate" station WISI-108 FM, in the Staten Island area, where he adopted the radio name "Al Brady". Then as an intern in NYC and received his first "on-air" radio gig, in New Jersey in 1979, actually working mornings at 100FM WJRZ, and afternoon drive at WVRM, 60 miles away.
The early 80's brought Al to the Orlando, Florida area to work for several "oldies" and "adult contemporary" stations right in the "backyard" of Disney and Universal Studios while still being one of the most widely used DJ's corporate events, weddings, reunions, and special occasions, in the area.
After moving to the Raleigh-Durham, N.C. area, in 1999 he had worked for Oldies 100.7, hosting the hugely popular "At the Hop" Sunday night all request show achieving a 22.5 share of the Arbitron Ratings. He was also a part of the air talent on Sunny 93.9, Mix 101.5 and Y-102.9, with one of the largest oldies library's "on the planet", as well as, continuing to produce the #1 Carolina Beach Music show for the Big John's Sunday Afternoon Beach Party Show on WKIX-FM.
His knowledge and love of the music was deeply expressed when he hosted all the PBS television "My Music" series of specials, throughout the mid-Atlantic states. With numerous appearances during the fundraising festivals on UNC-TV, airing shows like "Doo Wop 50" , "Doo Wop 51", "Rock & Roll at 50", and “Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop”, "Disco 70's", "Rock, Pop & Doo Wop", "Superstars of 70's Soul", and "Party Songs of the 50's & 60's", amongst many other musical shows airing on the statewide PBS Television Network in North Carolina, over the last 15 years, on UNC-TV, He was widely known as their "Resident Musicologist".
Today, Al Brady is now residing in The Villages, Florida!!!!
Email Address: DJALBRADY@msn.com