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Eddy Grant

voc, *1948 GY, Demerara-Mahaica
Musician / Producer of Rock, Pop, R&B/Soul and Reggae
A.k.a. Edmond Montague Grant The Coach House Rhythm Section

Born: 5 March 1948 in Plaisance, British Guiana (also spelled Guyana). Musician, and producer. When he was still a young boy, his parents emigrated to the UK, where he settled. He had his first number one hit in 1968, when he was the lead guitarist and main songwriter of the multiracial group, The Equals. It was his self-penned song "Hold Me Closer / Baby, Come Back" that flew to the chart summit. The tune also later topped the UK singles chart again when covered by Pato Banton. He's the brother of reggae deejay and singer Rudy Grant (also known as Little Brother Grant and The Mexicano). Grant runs ICE.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Backing Vocals
  • Harpsichord
  • Organ
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Reggae
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Gimme Hope Jo'anna on The Biggest Reggae Hits by Various Artists
Living on the Frontline on Good Thing Going: Reggae Hit Songs by Various Artists
Walking on Sunshine on Reggae Summer Holiday by Various Artists
Say I Love You on Calypso Reggae Party by Various Artists
Put A Hold On It on Gimme Hope Jo'Anna by Eddy Grant
Dancing in Guyana on Calypso Reggae Party by Various Artists
Bafana Bafana (We Love You) Radio Mix on Bafana Bafana by Eddy Grant
Harmless Piece Of Fun on Gimme Hope Jo'Anna by Eddy Grant
Bafana Bafana (We Love You) on Bafana Bafana by Eddy Grant
Win Or Lose on Gimme Hope Jo'Anna by Eddy Grant

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Time Has ComeDJ Xquizit Feat. Eddy Grant2017Single
PlaisanceEddy Grant2017Album
Living On The FrontlineEddy Grant2009Compil.
One Nation Under A Groove / Nobody Got TimeFunkadelic / Eddy Grant2008Album
The Very Best Of Eddy Grant Road To ReparationEddy Grant2008Compil.
The Very BestEddy Grant2008Compil.
You Can Style It If You WantEddy Grant / Don Ray / Ripp2006Album
MP3 CollectionEddy Grant2005Album
Gimme Schranz Jo'AnnaEddy Grant2005Single
ReperationEddy Grant2005Album
Re Start КоллекцияEddy Grant2004Album
Queen Of My Heart & SoulEddy Grant2002Single
Before I Let Go / Time WarpMaze Featuring Frankie Beverly / Eddy Grant2002Album
California Style / Don't Turn Your BackEddy Grant, Frontline Orchestra2002Album
Electric Avenue (Ringbang Remix)Eddy Grant2001Album
The Best Of Eddy GrantEddy Grant2001Compil.
The Greatest HitsEddy Grant2001Compil.
Hearts And DiamondsEddy Grant2000Album
Gimme Hope Jo'annaEddy Grant1999Single
Greatest Hits CollectionEddy Grant1999Compil.
Essential Eddy GrantEddy Grant1999Compil.
Hits From The FrontlineEddy Grant1999Compil.
Grant's GreatestEddy Grant1999Compil.
The Complete CollectionEddy Grant1998Compil.
I don't wanna danceEddy Grant1997Compil.
The Best OfEddy Grant1997Compil.
The Best Of Eddy GrantEddy Grant1996Compil.
I Don't Wanna DanceEddy Grant1996Compil.
Eddy GrantEddy Grant1996Compil.
The Best Of Eddy GrantEddy Grant1996Compil.
Greatest HitsEddy Grant1996Compil.
Soca BaptismEddy Grant1994Album
The Best OfThe Equals, Eddy Grant1993Compil.
Ra-Ti-RayEddy Grant1993Single
Essential - The Very Best Of...Eddy Grant1993Compil.
Paintings Of The SoulEddy Grant1992Album
Welcome To La TigreEddy Grant1992Single
Paco & RamoneEddy Grant1992Single
I Don't Wanna Dance / Electric AvenueEddy Grant1991Single
Barefoot SoldierEddy Grant1990Album
Restless WorldEddy Grant1990Single
Gimme Hope Jo'AnnaEddy Grant1990Album
Gimme Hope Jo'annaEddy Grant1990Single
Live In LondonEddy Grant1989Album
Walking On Sunshine - The Very Best Of Eddy GrantEddy Grant1989Compil.
Walking On Sunshine / California StyleEddy Grant1989Album
Gimme Hope Jo'Anna / Let Be Must The QueenEddy Grant / Guesch Patti1988Single
Put A Hold On ItEddy Grant1988Album
File Under RockEddy Grant1988Album
Harmless Piece Of FunEddy Grant1988Single
Gimme Hope Jo'Anna (Dame Esperanza Jo'Anna)Eddy Grant1988Single
Gimme Hope Jo'AnnaEddy Grant1988Album
Eddy GrantEddy Grant1987Compil.
Born TuffEddy Grant1986Album
Baby Come Back / Romancing The StoneEddy Grant1985Single
Baby Come BackEddy Grant1985Single
Going For BrokeEddy Grant1984Album
Romancing The StoneEddy Grant1984Single
The Killer At His Best - All The HitsEddy Grant1984Compil.
Boys In The StreetEddy Grant1984Single
Dance PartyEddy Grant1984Album
Too Young To FallEddy Grant1983Single
The Heat Is On / Electric AvenueAgnetha Fältskog / Eddy Grant1983Single
I Don't Wanna Dance / Electric AvenueEddy Grant1983Single
Till I Can't Take Love No MoreEddy Grant1983Single
Avenida Electrica = Electric AvenueEddy Grant1983Single
Greatest HitsEddy Grant1983Compil.
Electric AvenueEddy Grant1983Album
Killer On The RampageEddy Grant1982Album
I Don't Wanna DanceEddy Grant1982Single
Killer On The RampageEddy Grant1982Album
War PartyEddy Grant1982Single
MedleyEddy Grant1982Single
VOL.2 Grandes ExitosEddy Grant1982Album
The Equals Featuring Eddie GrantThe Equals Featuring Eddy Grant1982Compil.
Electric AvenueEddy Grant1982Single
Niño JamaicanoEddy Grant1982Single
En Vivo Desde Notting HillEddy Grant1982Single
Electric Avenue (12" Club Mix)Eddy Grant1982Single
Do You Feel My Love / BolognaEddy Grant / Roberto Ferri1981Single
Sientes Mi Amor? = Do You Feel My Love?Eddy Grant1981Single
Can't Get Enough Of You / Time WarpEddy Grant1981Album
Hello AfricaEddy Grant1981Single
I Love You Yes, I Love YouEddy Grant1981Single
Can't Get Enough Of You / Neighbour, NeighbourEddy Grant1981Single
Diva / Can't Get Enough Of YouRettore / Eddy Grant1981Single
Can't Get EnoughEddy Grant1981Album
Time To Let Go / California StyleEddy Grant1981Single
Eddy GrantEddy Grant1981Compil.
Can't Get EnoughEddy Grant1981Album
Live At Notting HillEddy Grant1981Album
Everybody DanceEddy Grant1980Single
My Turn To Love YouEddy Grant1980Single
Cincinnat-ti Dancing Pig / All My LoveEddy Grant1980Album
Italian Sinfonia / Living On The FrontlineMatia Bazar / Eddy Grant1980Single
Everybody DanceEddy Grant1980Single
Living On The Frontline / Say I Love YouEddy Grant1980Single
Say I Love YouEddy Grant1980Single
Do You Feel My LoveEddy Grant1980Single
Preachin' GenocideEddy Grant1980Single
Food For Thought / Do You Feel My Love?UB40 / Eddy Grant1980Single
Living On The Frontline / Do You Feel My Love?Eddy Grant1980Album
Love In ExileEddy Grant1980Album
Living On The FrontlineEddy Grant1979Single
Walking On Sunshine (The Very Best Of Eddy Grant)Eddy Grant1979Compil.
GrandmaEddy Grant1979Single
Walking On SunshineEddy Grant1979Album
LoveEddy Grant1978Album
Walking On SunshineEddy Grant1978Album
Walking On Sunshine / Living On The Front LineEddy Grant1978Album
ChildEddy Grant / Jackie Robinson Featuring The Mexicano1978Album
Message ManEddy Grant1977Album
CurfewEddy Grant1977Single
Get Down Trinidad - Get Down Trinidad (Version)Eddy Grant1977Single
Hello Africa / Neighbour, NeighbourEddy Grant1977Album
Hello Africa / Blues For The ChildrenEddy Grant1975Single
Nobody's Got TimeEddy Grant1975Single
Eddy GrantEddy Grant1975Album
My Queen Tonight / Hello AfricaEddy Grant1974Single
My Queen Tonight / I'm Coming HomeEddy Grant, The MexicanoSingle
California Style / Doctor LoveEddy Grant / First ChoiceAlbum
When The Rain Begins To Fall / I Love To TruckPia Zadora / Eddy GrantAlbum
Neighbour, NeighbourEddy GrantSingle
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