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Edwin Reuben Hawkins (born August 18, 1943, Oakland, California) is an American gospel musician, pianist, choir master, composer, and arranger. He is one of the originators of the urban contemporary gospel sound. He (as leader of the Edwin Hawkins Singers) is probably 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 exactly one year later, backing folk singer Melanie on "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)".

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 Let Us Go Into the House of the Lord Edwin Hawkins Singers 1
1971 Children Get Together Edwin Hawkins Singers 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Greatest Hits Edwin Hawkins Singers 2
1993 Oh! Happy Day Edwin Hawkins Singers 1
1993 Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins Singers 1
1996 The Very Best Of The Edwin Hawkins Singers Edwin Hawkins Singers 1
1997 Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins Singers 1
Spirituals Edwin Hawkins Singers 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 Oh Happy Day The Edwin Hawkins Singers 1

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