Clarence Burke, Jr., a founding member of the much loved family soul group The Five Stairsteps and later the instigator of the disco-funk group The Invisible Man’s Band, has died at age 62. Causes of Burke’s death have not been released.
Burke sang on The Stairsteps’ 1970 No. 1 hit O-o-h Child and later topped the dance charts with All Night Thing by The Invisible Man’s Band. Burke wrote and produced the tune.