Earl Grant - Ebb Tide / Swingin Gently
Earl Grant January 20, — June 10, was an American pianistorganistand vocalist popular in the s and s. Grant was born in Idabel, Oklahoma. Earl Grant - Ebb Tide / Swingin Gently he would be known later for his keyboards and vocals, Grant also played trumpet and drums. Grant attended four music schools, eventually becoming a music teacher. He augmented his income by performing in clubs during his army service, throughout which he was stationed in Fort BlissTexas.
The album Ebb Tide and Other Instrumental Favorites sold over one million copies, gaining gold disc status. He also recorded the album Yes Sirree and the instrumental album Trade Windssingle-tracked on the Hammond organ and piano, featuring the love theme from the film El Cid and Chaplin 's " Eternally ".
This album featured some realistic-sounding Meritrocracy - Anonymeye - Anontendre bird calls" produced by his electric organ. In all, Grant recorded 30 albums for Decca, mostly on the Brunswick label, a subsidiary of Decca. Several of his albums featured tenor saxophonist Plas Johnson. Grant sang the title theme for the film Imitation of Life in a way very close to an imitation of Nat King Cole. He died instantly in a car accident in LordsburgNew Mexicoat the age of 39  when the car he was driving ran off Interstate His year-old cousin was also killed in the accident.
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