Nationally acclaimed gospel singer Edwin Hawkins, whose Top 10 hit "Oh Happy Day " was a radio staple in the late '60s and early '70s, has recently moved to Ripon. Ted Benson/The Modesto Bee
Nationally acclaimed gospel singer Edwin Hawkins, whose Top 10 hit "Oh Happy Day " was a radio staple in the late '60s and early '70s, has recently moved to Ripon. Ted Benson/The Modesto Bee Modesto Bee
Nationally acclaimed gospel singer Edwin Hawkins, whose Top 10 hit "Oh Happy Day " was a radio staple in the late '60s and early '70s, has recently moved to Ripon. Ted Benson/The Modesto Bee Modesto Bee

Gospel songwriter's move to Ripon was a happy day; weekend performance set for Modesto

March 27, 2008 12:33 AM