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NEIGHBOR EDDY GRANT TURNS 66

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NEIGHBOR EDDY GRANT TURNS 66

By Ewalt Ainsworth                             03 04 2014

Last Ash-Wednesday just out of Stations of the Cross ….church, some attending Caribbean massives questioned the ancestral roots of Guyanese Eddy Grant. There are some known knowns about Eddy.  His dad Patrick Grant better known as GOLDEN APPLE had one of the biggest used car dealerships two decades ago at Paradise on the East Coast.  And when he died a few short years ago, was taken back to Hopetown where there is a colony of Grants…loud and proud natives.  But Eddy attributes his heights to Plaisance and does an abna-babna when you question him keenly.  His creative persona permits him to be relevant and vibrant at another milestone.
The  church  folks  all knew and love his total body of  music and revere his humility,  diction, attitude, altitude and gratitude as he celebrated his 66th birthday that day.  Bob Marley is also celebrating an anniversary this time of year.  Continue reading