Complete your The Friends Of Distinction collection. After a little-known lackluster LP that really didn't jell, the Friends found their niche with a fantastic album that starts off with five memorable catchy songs that secured their place in musical history, including the classics "Goin' In Circles" and their vocal take on Hugh Masekela's "Grazing In The Grass. As stated, you will also love "Sweet Young Thing Like You" and "I Really Hope You Do" as well
The Friends Of Distinction. Profile: Vocal harmony soul quartet. Formed in 1966 after the demise of The Hi-Fi's (2), backing band of Ray Charles by their members Harry Elston and Floyd Butler, adding two female singers with some changes through the years. Collaborated extensively with John Florez, Ray Cork, Jr. and Jerry Peters production wise. Released six albums between 1969 - 1973. Disbanded in 1975 due to lack of furthermore commercial success. The Friends Of Distinction. Grazin' (Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album).
Grazin is a beautiful album of pop soul tracks, recorded by a group that was once (along with the 5th Dimension) part of the legendary Rex Middleton’s Hi-Fi‘s from LA. The record sports their hit vocal version of Hugh Masekela’s Grazing In The Grass, with the great I can dig it line, plus an excellent reading of a lost cut by funky drummer Roy Porter, entitled Lonesome Mood. In January 1970 the group was chosen as the Best New R&B Group of 1969 by Record World magazine. This a [email protected] rip of my original RCA vinyl. Those who like 5th Dimension will adore them. Jessica Cleaves, Barbara Love, Harry Elston, and Floyd Butler were the Friends of Distinction, Southern California natives who sought to imitate the Fifth Dimension’s success.
The Friends Of Distinction. 1. Grazing In The Grass Lyrics. 2. I've Never Found a Girl (To Love Me Like You Do) Lyrics. Producers John Florez. Writers Alvertis Isbell, Anita Poree, Big Dee Irwin & 14 more. More The Friends Of Distinction albums. Show all albums by The Friends Of Distinction.
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Jessica Cleaves, Barbara Love, Harry Elston, and Floyd Butler were the Friends of Distinction, Southern California natives who sought to imitate the 5th Dimension's success.
Grazin' is the debut studio album by R&B group The Friends of Distinction, released in 1969 on the RCA Victor label. The album peaked at No. 10 on the R&B albums chart. It also reached No. 35 on the Billboard 200. The album features the single, "Grazing in the Grass", which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 5 on the Hot Soul Singles chart. A second single, "Going in Circles" also charted at No. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 3 on the Hot Soul Singles chart. Sweet Young Thing Like You, 03:01. Going In Circles, 04:12. Unfortunately, the station stopped broadcasting. Perhaps, this is a temporary station problem. You can leave your e-mail and we will let you know when the broadcast of the station will be online again: Or listen to the other country dec name stations.
|A1||Grazing In The Grass
Written-By – Elston*, Hou*
|A2||I've Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)
Written-By – Isbell*, Jones*, Floyd*
|A3||I Really Hope You Do
Written-By – Poree*, Peters*
|A4||(A) Sweet Young Thing Like You
Written-By – Ervin*
|A5||Going In Circles
Written-By – Poree*, Peters*
Written-By – Nyro*
|B2||Help Yourself (To All Of My Lovin')
Written-By – Ross*, Barkan*, English*
|B3||Baby I Could Be So Good At Loving You
Written-By – Clifford*
|B4||And I Love Him
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
Written-By – Rankin*
Written-By – Porter*
|LSP-4313||The Friends Of Distinction||Real Friends (LP, Album, Roc)||RCA Victor||LSP-4313||US||1970|
|RD 8032||The Friends Of Distinction||Grazin' (LP, Album, Mono)||RCA Victor||RD 8032||UK||1969|
|P8S 1443||The Friends Of Distinction||Grazin' (8-Trk, Album)||RCA, RCA Victor||P8S 1443||US||1969|
|SF 8032||The Friends Of Distinction||Grazin' (LP, Album)||RCA Victor||SF 8032||UK||1969|
|LSP-4149||The Friends Of Distinction||Grazin' (LP, Album)||RCA Victor||LSP-4149||US||1969|