Writer: Stan Vincent
Released: April '70, Buddha
16 weeks; No. 8
"O-o-h Child" gave the Five Stairsteps — four brothers and a sister from Chicago — a pop-soul classic that rivaled the hits of another sibling gang, the Jackson 5. The children of police detective Clarence Burke, the Five Stairsteps, who played their own instruments as well as sang, ranged in age from 13 to 17 when Curtis Mayfield signed them to his Windy C label.
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Nice comments, thank you, this song makes u wanna live in its time to look forward to a brighter time. very deep song, very very deep. don't see this today! ...