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Edwin Hawkins

  • Pianist
  • Vocal Ensemble


Edwin Hawkins: A trailblazing force behind the evolution of the contemporary Gospel sound, Edwin Hawkins remains best known for his 1969 classic "Oh Happy Day," one of the biggest gospel hits of all time
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Born in Oakland, CA in 1943, Edwin Hawkins began singing in his church youth choir while still a toddler, and by age five was playing piano; just two years later, he assumed full-time piano accompaniment
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Edwin Hawkins press reviews Altogether Hawkins has won four Grammy Awards: 1970: Best Soul Gospel Performance — "Oh Happy Day", performed by the Edwin Hawkins Singers; 1971: Best Soul Gospel Performance
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Edwin Hawkins Discography / recordings Let Us Go Into the House of the Lord (1968) Oh Happy Day (1969) (Buddah Records re-issue of previous 1968 LP) Jesus, Lover Of My Soul (1969) Hebrew Boys (1969) Lord
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