Friends Of Distinction, The

Also known as Friends Of Distinction
Members of Friends Of Distinction, The: Barbara Love, Dani McCormick, Diane Jackson, Floyd Butler, Harry Elston, Jessica Cleaves
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.myspace.com/harryelston, http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-friends-of-distinction-p4315/biography, http://blast-from-thepast.com/blog/?p=440

Discography of Friends Of Distinction, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Best Of The Friends Of Distinction 20 Audio 1996 RCA
2 Love Or Let Me Be Lonely 2 Audio 1970-02-00 RCA Victor
3 Friends & People 10 Audio 1971 RCA Victor
4 Going In Circles / Let Yourself Go 2 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
5 Grazing In The Grass / I Really Hope You Do 2 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
6 Grazing In The Grass / I Really Hope You Do 2 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
7 Love Shack Part II 3 Audio Sunshine Sound
8 Honey Baby Theme 2 Audio 1975 RCA
9 Grazing In The Grass / Going In Circles 2 Audio RCA
10 Whatever 12 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
11 Honey Baby Theme 2 Audio 1975 RCA Victor
12 Whatever 12 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
13 Golden Classics 12 Audio 1988
14 Highly Distinct 10 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
15 Love Can Make It Easier 11 Audio 1973 RCA Victor
16 Grazin' 11 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
17 Time Waits For No One / New Mother Nature 2 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
18 Love Or Let Me Be Lonely 2 Audio 1970-05-00 RCA Victor
19 Real Friends 10 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
20 Greatest Hits 11 Audio 1973 RCA
21 Grazin' 11 Audio RCA Victor
22 Now Is The Time 2 Audio 1972 RCA
23 When A Little Love Began To Die 2 Audio 2009 More Groove
24 Greatest Hits 11 Audio 1973 RCA
25 Love Or Let Me Be Lonely 2 Audio RCA Victor
26 Whatever 10 Audio 1971 RCA Victor
27 Down I Go / It Don't Matter To Me 2 Audio RCA
28 I Need You / Check It Out 2 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
29 Grazin' 11 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
30 Going In Circles 4 Audio RCA Victor
31 Didn't We / Soulful Anthen 2 Audio RCA Victor
32 Time Waits For No One / New Mother Nature 2 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
33 Highly Distinct 10 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
34 It Don't Matter To Me 2 Audio RCA Victor
35 Grazing In The Grass 2 Audio 1971 RCA Victor
36 Highly Distinct 10 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
37 Love Or Let Me Be Lonely 2 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
38 Grazing In The Grass / I Really Hope You Do 2 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
39 Grazing In The Grass / I Really Hope You Do 2 Audio 1969 RCA Victor
40 Going In Circles 2 Audio 1969 RCA
41 Jenny Wannts To Know 2 Audio 1972 RCA Victor
42 Grazin' 11 Audio RCA
43 Whatever 12 Audio 1970
44 Greatest Hits 11 Audio 1972 RCA
45 Reviviscence Live To Light Again 10 Audio 1976 RCA Victor
46 The Shape I'm In / Love Or Let Me Be Lonely 2 Audio 1988 RCA Special Products
47 Real Friends 4 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
48 Grazin' 11 Audio RCA Victor
49 Now Is The Time / Thumb Tripping 2 Audio 1972
50 Love Or Let Me Be Lonely 2 Audio 1970


Vocal harmony soul quartet.

Formed in 1966 after the demise of [a=Hi-Fi's, The (2)], backing band of [a=Ray Charles] by their members [a=Harry Elston] and [a=Floyd Butler], adding two female singers with some changes through the years.

Collaborated extensively with [a=John Florez], [a=Ray Cork, Jr.] and [a=Jerry Peters] production wise.

Released six albums between 1969 - 1973.

Disbanded in 1975 due to lack of furthermore commercial success.

Their biggest hits are [a=Hugh Masekela]'s "Grazing In The Grass" and "Going In Circles".


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