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Fun Music Information -> Eddy Grant

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Eddie Grant

Quotes:

"To all those who won't listen to my music because I don't smoke ganga, I say the hell with those people" - Eddy Grant on being a reggae star living in the Caribbean who isn't a Rastafarian and doesn't smoke marijuana.
Submitted by: I Wanna Dance On Electric Avenue
 

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Edmond Montague Grant. Submitted by: reggae

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Eddy Can'tCan't record a new hit?Larcen Tyler

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Eclectic Avenue""Electric Avenue"Regina Haniger
"Gas Parkway""Electric Avenue"Regina Haniger
"Diesel Boulevard""Electric Avenue"Regina Haniger
"Eclectic Boulevard""Electric Avenue"Susan M.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Electric Avenue,"Roadways don't depend on electricityIsac

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Where Do The Children Play?," Cat Stevens"Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant
"Cinnamon Street," Roxette"Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant
"Where?," Nickelback"Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant
"Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant"Neon Light," Blake Shelton
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Electric Venue" originally "Electric Avenue"
Serafina

Recordings:

July 20
a parody of "Electric Avenue" by Eddy Grant
A LoTR parody of Electric Avenue about Frodo's jewelry problems.
Soundclick: (MP3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Gimme Hope Jo'anna""Gimme Hope Zemeno"Thiazi Harksen
"Give Me Hope Jo'anna""Give Me Light, Menora"Susanna Viljanen
"Electric Avenue""This Christmas Ballyhoo"blackjack21
"Electric Avenue""Election Avenue"Chris Wolvie
"Electric Avenue""Pennsylvania Avenue"Poli-tick-ly Incorrect
"Electric Avenue""Nintendo Avenue"Stephen Harrington
"Electric Avenue""Electric Avenue (Thanks For Nothing, JACK!)"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Electric Avenue""Eccentric Avenue"Ann Hammond
"Electric Avenue""Flatbush Avenue(version 2)"White Trash
"Electric Avenue""Dyspeptic Avenue"Michael McVey

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Electric Avenue
   Eddy Grant
Electric Blue
   Icehouse
Electric Blue Avenue
Edward

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Eddy Grant Green
Eddy Grant combined with Grant Green
Submitted By: Trina Lufkin

Misheard Lyrics:

"Electric Avenue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out in the street there is balance
Original Lyrics:
Out in the street there is violence
"Electric Avenue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out in the street down in Byram
Original Lyrics:
Out in the street there is violence
"Electric Avenue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out in the street there is wireless
Original Lyrics:
Out in the street there is violence
"Electric Avenue"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got a rocket down to Electric Avenue
Original Lyrics:
We got to rock down to Electric Avenue
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Electric Avenue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Deep in my heart I am warrior
Original Lyrics:
Deep in my heart, I abhor ya

Story about this misheard lyric by: Isadore

There is a myth circulating on the Internet that the "I abhor ya" is a "misheard lyric" in Eddy Grant's "Electric Avenue", when actually it is the REAL original lyric.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Electric Avenue"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Electric avenue
Why They're Repetitive:
This song was the biggest joke in high school - I think we counted and he says e-lec-tric av-en-ue 25 times! Followed by 'girl, you take me higher.'
Submitted by: Sandy Burgess
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Electric - A Venue" originally "Electric Avenue"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

Band Name Anagrams:

Teddy Rang Submitted by: Marilyn Westbury
And Get Dry Submitted by: Alexis
Add Gentry Submitted by: Alexis

Song Title Anagrams:

"Center Ice Value" originally "Electric Avenue"
Something pertaining to ice hockey?
Submitted by: Alexis
"Can Receive Lute" originally "Electric Avenue"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Alice, Even Cuter" originally "Electric Avenue"
Submitted by: Alexis

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Electric Avenue"
The Lyrics:
We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we'll take it higher
Why:
It's about the Brixton riots of 1981.
Submitted by: Alan the Ottoman
 

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