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Eddie Grant


"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
"Killer on the Ewepage""Killer on the Rampage"Flora Rolf
"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:

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
"Funkytown," Lipps, Inc."Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant
"Where's The Party?," Madonna"Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant
"Where Do The Children Play?," Cat Stevens"Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant
"Cinnamon Street," Roxette"Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Gimme Hoe Jo’anna" originally "Gimme Hope Jo’anna"
Wanna do some gardening!
Sylvia Curruca
"Electric Venue" originally "Electric Avenue"

Change a Letter:

"Gimme Hose Jo'anna" originally "Gimme Hope Jo'anna"
Jessica Childress
"Gimme Hype Jo'anna" originally "Gimme Hope Jo'anna"
Jessica Childress


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
"Electric Avenue""The Meccan Avenue"Callmelennie
"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

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
Lucky Star
Electric Avenue
   Eddy Grant
Lucky Electric Star Avenue
Scotty Dangerously
Electric Avenue
   Eddy Grant
Electric Blue
Electric Blue Avenue

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

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

Misheard Lyrics:

"I Don't Wanna Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love your purchase now of tea
Original Lyrics:
I love your personality
"Gimme Hope Jo'Anna"
Misheard Lyrics:
It keeps a brother in suggestion
Original Lyrics:
It keeps a brother in subjection
"I Love You, Yes I Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even the bear of Sicily
Original Lyrics:
Even the bare necessities
"Can't Get Enough of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just sit down in the bathroom
Original Lyrics:
Just sit down in the back row
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

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"I Don't Wanna Dance"
Opening Lines:
I don't wanna dance, dance with you baby no more.
Submitted by: Jacynthia Maries

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
It's about the Brixton riots of 1981.
Submitted by: Alan the Ottoman

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