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IN THE NEWS: Grammy Award-winning Laney Alum Dies

IN THE NEWS: Grammy Award-winning Laney Alum Dies

Laney College alumni and Grammy Award-winning singer, Edwin Hawkins, who merged gospel and secular sounds in a career highlighted by the accidental crossover hit “Oh Happy Day” in 1969, died on January 15, 2018 in Pleasanton. He was 74.

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