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Clarence Burke Jr.

Clarence Burke Jr. in 1966 (Getty Images / Redferns / Gilles Petard)
Clarence Burke Jr. in 1966 (Getty Images / Redferns / Gilles Petard)

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May 23, 2014 "Was heart broken to hear about Clarence. He was a musical force to reckon with. Had a voice smooth as silk. Still love to hear his voice on Danger She's a Stranger. "Eubie ooh.". RIP you will always remain in our hearts forever." - Amanda King (Smyrna, DE)
January 11, 2014 "I remember you when your family came to alt geld gardens to perform, and you lived on 99th and king drive, second house from the corner, your family was great" - Maurice Adams (Chicago, IL)
December 28, 2013 "RIP - The Five Stairsteps music was a part of my younger days. Never knew what happened to the group nor did I know I lived in the same area as one of the 5 Stairsteps. Your music is not forgotten. Continued blessings to your family." - Martha H. C. (Kennesaw, GA)
November 08, 2013 "Thank you. You and your families music shaped my teenage years in Brooklyn, NY and thousands of teenagers across the country. You brought the "Look of Love" to our generation.

S.I.P. Job well done, my brother, Clarence Burke Jr." - Rudolph Barnes (Brooklyn, NY)
September 26, 2013 "OH my..sorry to hear this...I was looking at the Soul Train appearance and ran across this.. We use go to the Howard Theatre EVERY time the Five Stairsteps were there..Peace and Blessings to the entire family."
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Obituary for Clarence Burke Jr.
Clarence Burke Jr., the lead singer of the Five Stairsteps, a sibling rhythm-and-blues group that had its best-known hit in 1970 with “O-o-h Child,”...
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