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Clarence, the eldest brother, was the group's producer and choreographer. He played guitar and wrote many of the songs, including their first single, "You Waited Too Long." He was 16 years old when it rose to No. 6 on Billboard's R&B charts in 1966. Other hits included "World of Fantasy," ''Don't Change Your Love", and "From Us to You." Their ... See more trivia »
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 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (performer: "O-o-h Child")
 2013 Defiance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Devil in the Dark (2013) ... (writer: "Ooh Child (feat. Raya Yarbrough)" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Round Three (2011) ... ("O-o-h Child")
 2009 Familjen Babajou (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Del 1 (2009) ... (performer: "Ooh Child" - as Five Stairsteps)
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Superstar (2006) ... (performer: "O-o-h Child")
 2004 Shark Tale (performer: "Ooh Child")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (performer: "O-o-h Child" - uncredited)
 1991 Boyz n the Hood (performer: "Ooh Child")
 1971 Soul Train (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chambers Brothers/The Five Stairsteps (1971) ... (performer: "O-o-h Child", "Didn't It Look So Easy")
 1971 The Barbara McNair Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.27 (1971) ... (performer: "O-o-h Child", "Vice the Lights")
 1966 Where the Action Is (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.245 (1966) ... (performer: "World of Fantasy", "You Waited Too Long")
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 1971 Soul Train (TV Series documentary)
 1971 The Barbara McNair Show (TV Series)
Themselves (as The Stairsteps)
- Episode #2.27 (1971) ... Themselves (as The Stairsteps)
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.249 (1970) ... Themselves (as The Stairsteps)
 1970 It's Your Thing (Documentary)
 1969-1970 Soul! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 April 1970 (1970) ... Themselves
- Episode dated 27 February 1969 (1969) ... Themselves
 1968 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 February 1968 (1968) ... Themselves
 1967 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 February 1967 (1967) ... Themselves
 1966 Where the Action Is (TV Series)
- Episode #2.245 (1966) ... Themselves

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Single: "O-oh, Child" (Buddah)

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The Stairsteps

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The group broke up in the late 1970s. The brothers briefly reunited as the Invisible Man's Band and had success with the 1980 dance single "All Night Thing". See more »

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