Edwin Hawkins

Edwin Hawkins (born 18 August 1943, Oakland, California) is a Grammy Award-winning American gospel and R&B musician, pianist, choir master, composer, and arranger. He is one of the originators of the urban contemporary gospel sound. He (and the Edwin Hawkins Singers) are best known for his arrangement of "Oh Happy Day" (1968–69), which was included on the Songs of the Century list. The Edwin Hawkins Singers made a second foray into the charts a year later, backing folk singer Melanie on "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)".

FAVORITE (3 fans)

Albums by Edwin HawkinsSort:By AlbumA - Z

Oh Happy Day [Pair] [1969]

Oh Happy Day5:08 
Precious Memories3:51 

Share your thoughts on the Edwin Hawkins Band with the community:

Missing lyrics by Edwin Hawkins?

Know any other songs by Edwin Hawkins? Don't keep it to yourself!