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Edwin Hawkins (II)

The grammy award winning Edwin Hawkins has been coined, The father of contemporary gospel. He rose to fame when the choir he co-founded,The Northern California State Youth Choir, aka, The Edwin Hawkins Singers , performed a new version of the hymn, O Happy Day (1969). Radio stations in the San Francisco Bay area began playing the song, which was a... See full bio »

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  Oh Happy Day (TV Series) (arranger - 3 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode #4.3 (2017) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
- Episode #3.11 (2015) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
- Oh TV3 (2015) ... (arranger: "Oh TV3" (Oh Happy Day)) / (writer: "Oh TV3" (Oh Happy Day))
 2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage (arranger: "Oh Happy Day") / (writer: "Oh Happy Day")
  Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- David and Carrie Grant (2016) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 2014 Gomorra: La serie (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Il ruggito della leonessa (2014) ... ("Oh Happy Day", uncredited)
 2013 Il capitale umano (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2012 Parental Guidance (arranger: "Oh Happy Day") / (writer: "Oh Happy Day")
 2012 Madea's Witness Protection (arranger: "Oh Happy Day") / (writer: "Oh Happy Day" - as Edwin R. Hawkins)
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Net Worth (2011) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 2010 Misfits (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special (2010) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 2010 Secretariat (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - as Edwin R. Hawkins)
 2010/I Lottery Ticket (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - as Edwin R. Hawkins)
 2009 Descansos (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2009 90210 (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Hello, Goodbye, Amen (2009) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 2007 Het elfde uur (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Episode #16.17 (2007) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2007 License to Wed (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- The Writing on the Wall (2007) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 2007 Pride (arranger: "OH HAPPY DAY")
  House M.D. (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- House vs. God (2006) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 2004 Oh Happy Day (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Coming and Going (2004) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 2004 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Liberty Ride (2004) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2004 Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music (Video documentary) (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2003 Nouvelle Star (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (2003) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2003 The Virgin of Liverpool (arranger: "Oh Happy Day") / (writer: "Oh Happy Day")
 2003 Bruce Almighty ("Ready for a Miracle")
 2002 Halleluja (Short) (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2002 The New Guy (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - as Edwin R. Hawkins)
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Three Men and a Smoking Diaper (2001) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (arranger: "Oh Happy Day") / (writer: "Oh Happy Day")
 2000 Big Momma's House (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
  The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Summer (2000) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 1997 The Ditchdigger's Daughters (TV Movie) (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - as Edwin R. Hawkins)
 1996 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- The Last Shout: Part 2 (1996) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (arranger: "Oh Happy Day") / (writer: "Oh Happy Day" - as Edwin R. Hawkins)
 1992 Leap of Faith ("God Will Take Care of You", "Ready for a Miracle") / (arranger: "Blessed Assurance", "Lord Will Make a Way (Somehow)", "God Said He Would See You Through", "My Faith Looks Up to Thee", "It's a Highway to Heaven", "Jesus on the Mainline", "Bringing in the Sheaves", "Amazing Grace")
 1992 Roadside Prophets (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 1979 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bill Russell/Chicago (1979) ... (writer: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 1979 The Kenny Everett Video Show (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (1979) ... (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 1973 Black Heat (arranger: "Oh Happy Day" - uncredited)
 1972 Marjoe (Documentary) ("Oh Happy Day")
 1972 The Thing with Two Heads (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 1971 Celebration at Big Sur (Documentary) (arranger: "Oh Happy Day")
 1971 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.21 (1971) ... (writer: "My Father's House")
 1970 Carry It On (Documentary) (arranger: "Oh, Happy Day")
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Trivia:

Brother of Walter Hawkins.

Star Sign:

Leo

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