Earl Grant: Age 37 | Cause Of Death: CAR CRASH

(b.20 January 1933, Oklahoma City, OK, d. 10 June 1970)

Earl Grant was an easy-listening pianist/organist and singer who was popular in the late ’50s and early ’60s.  Grant signed to Decca Records in 1958 and reached number 7 in the US charts with his first single, The End, which received airplay on ‘beautiful music’ stations in the USA. His first album, EBB TIDE, released in 1961, was also a number 7 entry.  He placed five further singles in the US charts and six more albums (of over 20 released on Decca) through 1968. Grant appeared in a number of films as well. He died in a car accident in Lordsburg, New Mexico, USA.