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1. Andrae Crouch, Sandra Crouch Edwin Hawkins

Andrae Crouch, Sandra Crouch Edwin Hawkins

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2. Edwin Hawkins Singers ‘Oh Happy Day’ 45

Edwin Hawkins Singers ‘Oh Happy Day’ 45

The 45RPM record of the Edwin Hawkins Singers song ‘Oh Happy Day’ featruing Dorothy Combs Morrison which was released in 1967. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topix,bestof,looking at camera,waist up,portrait,music,archival,1960-1969

3. Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Life Of Events

Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Life Of Events

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 20: Gospel Singer Edwin Hawkins attends the Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Of Life at West Angeles Church of God And Christ on January 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images) vertical,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,celebration,looking at camera,portrait,music,headshot,singer,california,city of los angeles,gospel music,god,andrae crouch,2015

4. Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Life Of Events

Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Life Of Events

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 20: Gospel Singer Edwin Hawkins attends the Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Of Life at West Angeles Church of God And Christ on January 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images) vertical,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,celebration,looking at camera,music,singer,california,city of los angeles,three quarter length,gospel music,god,andrae crouch,2015

5. Conductor John Harris Going over Tunes

Conductor John Harris Going over Tunes

Conductor John Harris, Paul Anka and Edwin Hawkins run through on of the tunes written by Anka for the Edwin Hawkin’s Singers next LP on Buddah, produced by Paul Anka. photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,music,three people,1970-1979,archival,message,musical conductor,buddha,paul anka

6. Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Life Of Events

Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Life Of Events

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 21: Gospel Singer Edwin Hawkins speaks at the Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Of Life Event at West Angeles Church of God And Christ on January 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images) celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,waist up,music,singer,california,city of los angeles,talking,event,gospel music,god,andrae crouch,2015

7. Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Life Of Events

Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Life Of Events

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 21: Gospel Singer Edwin Hawkins speaks at the Andrae Crouch Memorial Celebration Of Life Event at West Angeles Church of God And Christ on January 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images) celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,waist up,music,singer,california,city of los angeles,talking,event,gospel music,god,andrae crouch,2015

8. Donald Lawrence 20 Year Celebration

Donald Lawrence 20 Year Celebration

FOREST PARK, IL – JUNE 18: Singer Edwin Hawkins of The Edwin Hawkins Singers, poses for photos during red carpet for gospel superstar Donald Lawrence’s 20 Year Celebration live recording at Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park, Illinois on JUNE 18, 2013. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images) vertical,full length,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topics,topix,bestof,looking at camera,portrait,music,singer,artist,illinois,red […]

9. GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

Edwin Hawkins and Kirk Whalum during GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music at Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage for The Recording Academy) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,usa,music,california,city of los angeles,red carpet event,grammy awards,gospel music,biltmore hotel,millennium & copthorne hotels,grammy salute,kirk whalum

10. 14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 18: (L-R) BMI’s Del Bryant, Edwin Hawkins and BMI’s Catherine Brewton attend the 14th annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards at Rocketown on January 18, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images) arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,topics,topix,bestof,music,award,annual event,tennessee,nashville,del bryant

11. 14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 18: Edwin Hawkins attends the 14th annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards at Rocketown on January 18, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images) arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,music,award,annual event,tennessee,nashville

12. GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

Israel Houghton, Edwin Hawkins and Jimmy Jam during GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music at Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage for The Recording Academy) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,california,city of los angeles,annual event,red carpet event,grammy awards,gospel music,israel houghton,biltmore hotel,millennium & copthorne hotels,jimmy jam,grammy salute

13. GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

Andrae Crouch, Israel Houghton and Edwin Hawkins during GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music at Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage for The Recording Academy) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,california,city of los angeles,red carpet event,grammy awards,gospel music,israel houghton,andrae crouch,biltmore hotel,millennium & copthorne hotels,grammy salute

14. 14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 18: Edwin Hawkins and Lady Tremaine Hawkins attend the 14th annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards at Rocketown on January 18, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images) arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,music,award,annual event,square,tennessee,nashville

15. GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

Andrae Crouch, Israel Houghton and Edwin Hawkins during GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music at Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage for The Recording Academy) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,california,city of los angeles,red carpet event,grammy awards,gospel music,israel houghton,andrae crouch,biltmore hotel,millennium & copthorne hotels,grammy salute

16. Edwin Hawkins Singers

Edwin Hawkins Singers

The Edwin Hawkins Singers perform on stage, Ronnie Scott’s Club, London, 1970. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,music,uk,london – england,performance,1970-1979,archival,stage – performance space

17. 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Rehearsals

40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Rehearsals

Musician Edwin Hawkins rehearses onstage at the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards held at the Grand Ole Opry House on April 23, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/WireImage) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,musician,usa,music,tennessee,rehearsal,nashville,grand ole opry house,gma dove award

18. GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music

Andrae Crouch, Sandra Crouch and Edwin Hawkins during GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music at Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage for The Recording Academy) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,california,city of los angeles,red carpet event,grammy awards,gospel music,andrae crouch,biltmore hotel,millennium & copthorne hotels,grammy salute,sandra crouch

19. 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

Musicians Edwin Hawkins, Phil Stacey and the Blind Boys of Alabama perform onstage at the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards held at the Grand Ole Opry House on April 23, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,musician,usa,music,performance,tennessee,nashville,grand ole opry house,gma dove award,alabama,phil stacey,the blind boys of alabama

20. 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

Musicians Edwin Hawkins and The Blind Boys of Alabama perform onstage at the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards held at the Grand Ole Opry House on April 23, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,musician,usa,music,performance,tennessee,nashville,grand ole opry house,gma dove award,alabama,the blind boys of alabama

21. 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

Musicians Edwin Hawkins, Phil Stacey and the Blind Boys of Alabama perform onstage at the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards held at the Grand Ole Opry House on April 23, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,musician,usa,music,performance,tennessee,nashville,grand ole opry house,gma dove award,alabama,phil stacey,the blind boys of alabama

22. 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

Singer Edwin Hawkins performs onstage at the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards held at the Grand Ole Opry House on April 23, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,usa,music,performance,singer,tennessee,nashville,grand ole opry house,gma dove award

23. Andrae Crouch, Sandra Crouch Edwin Hawkins

Andrae Crouch, Sandra Crouch Edwin Hawkins

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24. 2014 Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon

2014 Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 17: Edwin Hawkins attends BMI’s 2014 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon at Rocketown on January 17, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images) arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,music,tennessee,nashville,broadcast music incorporated

25. 14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 18: Edwin Hawkins attends the 14th annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards at Rocketown on January 18, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images) arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,music,award,annual event,tennessee,nashville

26. 14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 18: Edwin Hawkins attends the 14th annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards at Rocketown on January 18, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images) arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,music,award,annual event,tennessee,nashville

27. Edwin Hawkins Singers

Edwin Hawkins Singers

Edwin Hawkins , portrait, Ronnie Scott’s Club, London, 1970. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,portrait,music,uk,london – england,1970-1979,archival

28. 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

Singer Edwin Hawkins performs onstage at the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards held at the Grand Ole Opry House on April 23, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,usa,music,performance,singer,tennessee,nashville,grand ole opry house,gma dove award

29. 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

40th Annual GMA Dove Awards – Show

Singer Edwin Hawkins performs onstage at the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards held at the Grand Ole Opry House on April 23, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,usa,music,performance,singer,tennessee,nashville,grand ole opry house,gma dove award

30. Photo of Edwin HAWKINS

Photo of Edwin HAWKINS

(NETHERLANDS OUT) NETHERLANDS – NOVEMBER 14: Photo of Edwin HAWKINS posed on 14th November 2006 (Photo by Lex van Rossen/MAI/Redferns) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,portrait,music,netherlands

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