Italian singing Star MAL, currently appearing
in the Las Vegas Hilton Casino Theatre, is topping the
European record c h a r t s with his RCA recording of
"Mighty Mighty Roly Poly". His smashing success
at the Hilton has RCA executives busy pushing the disc
for United States markets. He's backed by a group
called Cyan. Four talented guys named George, Alberto,
Roger and Gordon. International crowds are flocking to
hear him wherever he appears and Las Vegas patrons
love the Handsome Star.
- Handled, in the United
States by AMIT Promotion Inc., MAL was booked into the
Hilton by Kolmer-Reich Productions Ltd. They're proud
of their choise and happy with the enthusiastic
response he's received in the Shov Business Capitol's
largest Hotel Casino.
- MAL is idolized
throughout Italy as one of that Nation's top recording
artists. His record sales have hit the 3 million mark.
Among his hit singles on RCA Italy are "Tu sei bella
come sei", "Occhi neri, Occhi neri" "Sole Pioggia e
Vento", "Treno Che Corri" and his earlier mention
smash hit ''Mighty Mighty Roly Poly". In addition of
the hit singles, Mal has three successful albums: "Sua
Eccelenza Mal dei Primitives", "Mal dei Primitives"
- Mal is top in Italy but
is actually a young Englishman named Paul Bradley
Couling from the city of Oxford. He was discovered as
a solo artist during the 1967 Cantagiro, singing his
hit record "Yeeeh!". The Cantagiro, one of the
major music festivals in Italy, featured Mal again in
1968 and 1969. He was also invited to perform at the
San Remo Festival 1969, 1970 and 1971.
- He began his own weekly
show on Radio Monte Carlo in 1969 and is very much in
demand as a guest on the top TV variety shows in
- Mal made his motion
picture debut in the film "Pensiero d'amore".
In 1970 he starred in "Lacrime d'amore" and
"Terzo Canale." He just completed "Amore
Formula Uno" a motorcycle competition
- Italy's singing Idol,
Mal, lives in Rome in a comfortable duplex
apartment surrounded by terraces. His is a psychedelic
pad filled with abstract paintings and a lilac piano
on which he composes his songs. He is a sportscar buff
driving a finely tuned Italian De Tomaso Sportster
capable of hitting the 300 km per hour mark, and also
collects antique armor.