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Edwin Hawkins

voc, p, *1943 US, Oakland, California
Singer / Musician / Composer / Songwriter / Arranger / Producer of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Edwin Reuben Hawkins

Singer, pianist, songwriter, arranger and choir master, born 18 August 1943 in Oakland, California. Died January 15, 2018 in Pleasanton, California. He was best known for his 1967-hit song "Oh Happy Day" (with the Edwin Hawkins Singers), one of the first gospel songs that achieved mainstream success. Edwin Hawkins was a brother of Walter Hawkins.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • World
  • Rock
  • Folk
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Thank You Lord on Testify by Edwin Hawkins
Oh Happy Day on Oh Happy Day by Edwin Hawkins
I Feel Like Going On on Seminar '91 by Edwin Hawkins
Oh Happy Day on Celebration Of Joy by Various Artists
Nobody Like Jesus on If You Love Me by Edwin Hawkins
Testify on Testify by Edwin Hawkins
I Heard the Voice on Oh Happy Day by Edwin Hawkins
Thou Art God on Testify by Edwin Hawkins
He's God on If You Love Me by Edwin Hawkins
I'm Going Through on House Of Gospel Anthology - The 70'S by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Best Is Yet To ComeEdwin Hawkins2005Album
I Belong To GodLouisiana 1st Jurisdictional Mass Choir With Tramaine Hawkins, Ruby Terry, Edwin Hawkins, Lynette Hawkins Stephens1999Album
Love Is The Only WayEdwin Hawkins1998Album
Oh Happy Day (Single Remixes)Edwin Hawkins1998Single
Seminar '91Edwin Hawkins1992Album
Still The Need Goes OnEdwin Hawkins1990Album
Face To FaceEdwin Hawkins1990Album
Still The Need Goes OnEdwin Hawkins1990Single
If At First You Don't Succeed (Try Again)Edwin Hawkins1990Single
People In NeedEdwin Hawkins, Tramaine Hawkins, Edwin Hawkins Singers1988Single
That NameEdwin Hawkins & The Edwin Hawkins Music And Art Seminar Mass Choir1988Album
Give Us PeaceEdwin Hawkins And The The Edwin Hawkins Music And Art Seminar Mass Choir1987Album
The Edwin Hawkins Christmas AlbumEdwin Hawkins1985Album
Have MercyEdwin Hawkins With The Edwin Hawkins Music And Art Seminar Mass Choir1985Album
Angels Will Be SingingEdwin Hawkins And The Edwin Hawkins Music And Art Seminar Mass Choir1984Album
Edwin Hawkins Music & Arts Seminar Mass ChoirEdwin Hawkins And The Edwin Hawkins Music And Art Seminar Mass Choir1983Album
Edwin Hawkins Live With The Oakland Symphony Orchestra Volume IIEdwin Hawkins With The Oakland Symphony Orchestra1982Album
Imagine HeavenEdwin Hawkins1982Album
Oh Happy DayEdwin Hawkins1982Compil.
Edwin Hawkins Live With The Oakland Symphony OrchestraEdwin Hawkins With Oakland Symphony Orchestra1981Album
Take Me I'm YoursEdwin Hawkins1981Single
Imagine HeavenEdwin Hawkins1981Album
The Reverend, The Sister And PearlEdwin Hawkins, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Pearl Bailey1979Compil.
Edwin Hawkins Presents ...Edwin Hawkins1977Album
Everything Will Be AlrightEdwin Hawkins and Edwin Hawkins Singers1977Single
The ComforterEdwin Hawkins And The Edwin Hawkins Singers1977Album
Wonderful!Edwin Hawkins & Edwin Hawkins Singers1976Album
Oh Happy DayEdwin Hawkins1975Single
Freeing The SpiritEdwin HawkinsAlbum
By And By / He Won't Leave YouEdwin Hawkins & Edwin Hawkins SingersSingle
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