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Keni Burke

b, bvoc, *1953 US, Chicago
Singer / Musician / Songwriter / Producer of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Kenneth M. Burke

Bassist - keyboardist - songwriter- producer Born on 28.09.1953 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Started his career as bass player with Five Stairsteps. After the group disbanded he became a solo artist and successful session musician. His track "Risin' To The Top" became an anthem for 80s UK soulsters.

  • Bass
  • Backing Vocals
  • Vocals
  • Synthesizer
  • Percussion
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Risin' to the Top on Changes by Keni Burke
Risin' to the Top - 7" Version on Changes by Keni Burke
So Real on The Best Of by Cool Million
Hang Tight on Changes by Keni Burke
Let Somebody Love You on You're the Best by Keni Burke
All Night on Changes by Keni Burke
Indigenous Love on Nothin' But Love by Keni Burke
One Minute More on Changes by Keni Burke
Who Do You Love on Changes by Keni Burke
So Real - 7" Version on So Real by Keni Burke

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Risin' To The TopKeni Burke2019Single
For Disco DJ's Only!!Odyssey / Phyllis Hyman / Keni Burke2018Album
Risin' To The Top / You're The BestKeni Burke2018Album
You Know How To Love Me / Let Somebody Love YouPhyllis Hyman / Keni Burke2018Album
So Real / Orange U ReadyKeni Burke / Preston Glass2011Single
You're The Best / ChangesKeni Burke2010Compil.
Risin' To The Top / Get In Touch With MeKeni Burke / Collage2007Album
I Need Your LoveKeni Burke1998Album
Nothin' But LoveKeni Burke1998Album
House Mixing / Rising To The Top / Chicago MixingMike Moore / Keni Burke1997Album
The Wonderful World Of Keni BurkeKeni Burke1992Compil.
Love Come Down / Rising To The Top / Stubborn Kind Of Fellow / TogetherEvelyn King / Keni Burke / Buffalo Smoke / Lime1987Album
The Artist Showcase - Cult Cuts From A GeniusKeni Burke1986Compil.
Risin' To The Top / Let Somebody Love YouKeni Burke1983Single
Risin' To The Top (Give It All You Got) / Hang TightKeni Burke1982Single
Shakin'Keni Burke1982Album
Risin' To The Top / Can't Get Enough (Do It All Night)Keni Burke1982Album
ChangesKeni Burke1982Album
Let Somebody Love YouKeni Burke1981Album
You're The BestKeni Burke1981Album
You're The Best / Gotta Find My Way Back In Your HeartKeni Burke1981Single
You're The BestKeni Burke1981Album
Keni BurkeKeni Burke1977Album
ShuffleKeni Burke1977Single
Keep On SingingKeni Burke1977Single
Risin' To The Top / Let's Start A DanceKeni Burke / Hamilton BohannonAlbum
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