Earl Okin (b. 1947) is a London singer-songwriter, musician, and comedian with a long international career. Born on the 31st January 1947 in Carshalton, Surrey, he has lived in Notting Hill since he was five years old, holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Kent at Canterbury (1968), and worked as a schoolmaster for eleven years before going full time. He was signed to the same company as The Beatles in 1966, and recorded his first single at Abbey Road in 1967. Some of his songs were covered during the 1960s by Cilla Black, Georgie Fame, and Helen Shapiro.