Eddy Grant

Guyana born British reggae musician

Edmond Montague "Eddy" Grant (born 5 March 1948) is a Guyanese-born British musician. He was a founding member of The Equals, one of the United Kingdom's first racially united music groups. He left the group in 1971. He is also known for a successful solo career that includes the platinum funk single "Electric Avenue" and the reggae song "I Don't Wanna Dance".[1]

Grant in January 2009

Grant was born in Plaisance, British Guiana (now Guyana). His younger brother, Rudy, is a reggae musician. In 1960, he moved to London to live with his parents.


  1. Greene, Jo-Ann. "Eddy Grant – Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 December 2017.

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