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, Clarene Jr., James, Dennis, and Kenneth "Keni," and briefly, Cubie. They are best known for the 1970 song "O-o-h Child," Hits: I Love You Stop, From Us to You, You Waited Too Long, and others. Clarence Burke, Jr. died in May 2013, and Cubie Burke died in May 2014.

The 5 stairsteps

Al Green performs "Love and Happiness" on Soul Train, February 17, 1973

Al Green performs "Love and Happiness" on Soul Train, February of my faviorites.

Home - Anthony Hamilton

Anthony hamilton back to love deluxe version

The Marvelettes. Girl Groups

THE MARVELETTES.- Gladys Horton, Wanda Young (Rogers), Georgeanna Tillman (Gordon) and Katherine Anderson (Schaffner) in New York City, circa ;… Photo by James Kriegsmann.

Gladys Knight & The Pips

Gladys Knight & The Pips (her brother Bubba and their cousins) had many hits including "Midnight Train To Georgia " in

Jimmy & David

The Ruffin Brothers (Jimmy & David) - I Am My Brother's Keeper SOUL. Fabulous album with incredible singing and vocal interplay.

everytime I close my eyes...BABYFACE

Babyface (born Kenneth Edmonds), Grammy Award-winning R+B musician, singer-songwriter, record producer and co-founder of LaFace Records with L.

“La La Means I Love You” (1968, Philly Groove) by The Delfonics.

The Delfonics - "La La Means I Love You" 1968 The first few bars takes me right back to 1971 in my head!

Edwin Starr

Edwin Starr Age 61 April 2003 Detroit, Michigan, USA Heart attack (January 1942 – April was an American soul music singer. Starr is famous for his Norman Whitfield-produced Motown singles of the most notably the number one hit "War".