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The Five Stairsteps
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    Born in Chicago, Illinois
    Sibling singing group
    In order of decreasing age:
    Alohe Jean Burke
    Clarence Burke, Jr.
    James Burke
    Dennis Burke
    Keni Burke
    Recorded the single 'O-o-h Child' (1970)
    They were one-hit wonders on the pop charts.
    They billed themselves as 'The First Family of Soul,' a designation that could have been challenged by the Jacksons, Staples and Stones.
    They added a sixth stairstep with three-year-old Cubie (1967).
    Alohe changed her name to Ramijimar Habeeb-Ullah.
    They signed a contract with Curtis Mayfield's Windy City Records after winning a talent contest at Chicago's Regal Theater (1965).
    They had ten Top 20 hits on the R&B charts.
    Keni became a successful session bassist and producer, working with Bill Withers, The O'Jays, the Whispers, the Jones Girls and Peabo Bryson.

Credit: C. Fishel

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