James Burke


James Burke was a member of the Five Stairsteps, who had a hit in 1970 with “O-o-h Child.”

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I would like to send my condolences to The Burke Family I grew up with you guys in Chicago. I had the chance to connect with James when some of you moved to Atlanta. Great family. May James Rest In Peace.

Sincere condolences to the Burke family, many, many friends, colleagues and fans. James Burke was a member of the Five Stairsteps, who had a hit in 1970 with “O-o-h Child”, they had many songs that will NEVER be forgotten. May the love and the special memory you shared with your father, brother and friend show how your life was touched by him. We will miss James' presence and his many contributions in the R&B music industry. May you find comfort in your treasured memories of your dear...

My condolences to the Burke family May God Bless and comfort you at this time.RIP James.A former member of the 5 stairsteps fan club .N.Y. All the show's and hanging out with you guys the memories will last a lifetime.

My Condolences to the Burke Family. A long way from the Apollo in Harlem NY. The fun we had running in up and down those back stage steps.. and laughing at your comedic Dad in the hotel lobby with a wig on his head. May you R.I.H. And continue to sing O-o h Child till we meet again. You will be miss.


RIH! James. Condolences to the family. He's singing from heaven with Clarence & Cubie.

Deepest condolences to the Burke family. That song, “O-O-H Child” is timeless. It touches everyone when heard. May the God of all comfort be with each one of you.

Return If Possible Damn it Man I'm always listen to the Y'all . R.I.P