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Roy Hawkins (born ?; died 1973) was an American pianist and blues musician. After working in clubs and recording unsuccessful singles, he broke through with his song "Why Do Everything Happen to Me?," inspired by an auto accident which paralyzed his right arm. He is perhaps best known as the songwriter and originator of a number of renowned R&B songs covered by other artists. These include the aforementioned "Why Do Everything…" (James Brown), "The Thrill Is Gone" (B. B. King… read more

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