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The Five Stairsteps: the Stairsteps revisited

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 24 September 1971

IT'S ALMOST five years to the day since I first met Clarence Burke Sr., better known the world over as Papa Stairstep. At the time, the family were establishing themselves and were in the midst of enjoying their third record success with Curtis Mayfield's Windy C. label.

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