Related Information for Earl Grant Earl Grant (January 20, 1931 — June 10, 1970) was an American pianist, organist, and vocalist popular in the 1950s and 1960s.Grant was born in Idabel, Oklahoma. Though 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 Bliss, Texas. Grant signed with Decca Records.. read more