Risin' To the Top

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"Risin' to the Top" is a song by Keni Burke. Released in 1982 from the Changes album, its chart position was 63. This song was sampled several times and is considered Burke's signature song. It was also released on RCA Records. The song was a defining hit for Burke, his best selling song, and showcases his work outside of Five Stairsteps. It was produced by the same artist. Along with the track "Hang Tight," the song was moderately successful, becoming a major hit for Burke, and it brought success to its parent album, being the album's only hit single. "Risin' To The Top" had a very electronic feel, with drums over guitar, strings and keyboards, and it became Burke's best known track. 


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2002
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I know we're doing Everything that we want to Meanwhile, are we losing?
Because we won't let go
And yet we go Let's start thinking what we're doing
Don't let nothing change your mind
Let's start heading homeward bound
Get off the ground Stop losing, yeah losing
Keep risin' to the top
-1-(Give it all you got) You gotta wake up your body and wake up your body and wake up your bodyand move it around
Wake up your bodywake up your bodywake up your body and move it around
-2-Keep on believing
All the dreams inside of you
And don't stop achieving yeah
Let some love shine on through
And don't fight the feeling
Keep on dealing Everybody, keep on moving
'Cause I know we can get it over, so baby

You gotta wake up your body and wake up your body and wake up your bodyand move it around
Wake up your bodywake up your bodywake up your body and move it around
-3-Big time illusions
Create a lot of confusion
But the time has finally come
Let's get it done
Keep moving, yeah moving
-3-Let's keep rising to the top
And don't let nobody stop us
Just keep trying, yeah
Keep on giving to each other(Give it all you got)
Spread some love a little farther(Give it all you got)
Keep on giving all you got(Give it all you got) Said we're rising to the top
We won't let nobody stop
What we're doing, yeah(Give it all you got)
Keep moving your body(Give it all you got) The feeling's getting stronger (Give it all you got)
What we're doing(Give it all you got)
Just keep moving your body(Give it all you got)
The feeling's getting stronger(Give it all you)

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Keni Burke

Kenneth M. "Keni" Burke (born September 28, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist who began his career with four siblings in the 1970s band the Five Stairsteps. more »

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Written by: Allan Felder, Kenneth Burke, Norma Wright

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