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CELEBRATION OF LIFE” TRIBUTE TO EDWIN HAWKINS Takes Place February 6-7, 2018 At Harbor Light Church, Fremont, CA

Edwin Hawkins

Some of the biggest gospel artists of our time are headed West to pay tribute to four-time Grammy® Award-winning recording artist, Edwin Hawkins, who passed away January 15th. The Hawkins Family is staging a two-night “Celebration of Life” event that takes place Tuesday, February 6th and Wednesday, February 7th @7 PM each …

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Edwin Hawkins, Gospel Music Legend Transitions At 74

Edwin Hawkins

The pioneer of contemporary gospel, singer, songwriter, musician and legend, Edwin Hawkins has passed away at the age of 74 after being ill for some time.  Edwin Reuben Hawkins (August 19, 1943 – January 15, 2018) was an American gospel musician, pianist, choir master, composer, and arranger. He was one of the originators …

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Joe Ligon of the Mighty Clouds of Joy Passes Away

Joe Ligon of the Mighty Clouds of Joy Passes Away

(UPDATED 4:50 p.m. Central Time / Sunday, December 11, 2016) from The Journal Of Gospel Music Gospel quartet legend Willie Joe Ligon passed away today. JGM will provide the details on Mr. Ligon’s homegoing as they become available. Born September 11, 1942, in Troy, Alabama, Ligon migrated to Los Angeles …

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“Gospel Queen of Richmond” Maggie Ingram Dies

Maggie Ingram & The Ingramettes - Live In Richmond

  Gospel Music Fever reports that Maggie Ingram, the “Gospel Queen of Richmond” and leader of the Ingramettes family gospel group, has died. With the Six Trumpets, Ingram made an auspicious recording debut in 1961 singing the Christmas song, “Jesus Christ the Baby.”  It was a radio hit and propelled Ingram …

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