RIP 'Oh Happy Day' Singer & Bay Legend Edwin Hawkins

posted by DCisChillin - 

Hawkins is a name considered with great Gospel music that has come out of the Bay Area & Edwin Hawkins specifically is credited with bringing Gospel to a worldwide audience with a song he co-wrote. 'Oh Happy Day'. 

Lots of millennials remember the song from the Whoopi Goldberg movie Sister Act 2. But it was Hawkins who made it famous.

He passed away from a battle with cancer this past weekend & will be remembered as a Grammy winner, Gospel icon, and trailblazer.

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