Brad Lundy was born on the island of Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas, in a small settlement named Calabash Bay, with a population of approximately six hundred people.
Brad’s life was greatly impacted when he moved to the United States where he resided with his aunt in Miami, FL. Whilst there, Brad pursued educational studies at the Miami Dade High School and St. Thomas University, Miami, FL. He met a host of successful persons in the music industry such as Timmy Thomas, Betty Wright, K. C. and the Sunshine Band, a group from the Bahamas named T Connection and various radio disc jockeys. Brad also began doing some studio work at that time. One day he was invited to go to New York by his wife’s uncle, the famous Mr. Sidney Poitier where he resided with him at his home in Pleasantville, upstate, New York.
Brad was asked if he would like to perform at the Jazz Pavilion at the World Fair in Flushing, Queens NY. Brad went and performed and his career took off from there. This is where Brad started writing and practicing with a band. At that point, Brad did not have any experience with musical arrangements but he had a good sense of direction of what he wanted his music to sound like and he was able to communicate that to the musicians. Brad... Read More|
... wrote a song titled “It’s A Shame” and rehearsed it. He then decided that he would go into the studio and try his hand at it. Brad went in with a band and cut a live recording. He took the record to a radio station named WBLS in New York City. It was presented to the program director, Mr. Frankie Crocker. He listened to it and he liked it. He called a record company executive named Mr. Joggy Gayles. He had a record company named Sue Record. He also listened to the record and liked it. He said that a flip side was needed for the record, and they produced a song called "Thank’s To You". The record was released and became a hit and like they say in business, "the rest is history".