The Five Stairsteps

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Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Years Active: 1965-1981
Genres: Chicago Soul, Soul, Psychedelic Soul, Funk, Disco

The Five Stairsteps, known as "The First Family of Soul", were an American Chicago soul group made up of five of Betty and Clarence Burke Sr.'s six children: Alohe Jean, Clarence Jr., James, Dennis, and Kenneth "Keni", and briefly, Cubie. They are best known for the 1970 song "O-o-h Child", listed #392 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.


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