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friends of distinction

Friends Of Distinction

Formed in 1968, Los Angeles California. Disbanded 1973.

The Friends Of Distinction comprised of:

Harry Elston (4th November 1938, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.)

Floyd Butler (b. 5th June 1941, San Diego, California, U.S.A.)

Jessica Cleaves (b. 10th December 1948, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.)


Barbara Jean Love (b. 24th July 1941, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.)


Charlene Gibson (who replaced Barbara Jean Love during her pregnancy)

Under Construction

In 1996, Harry Elston reformed the group with new members Pattie Brooks, Van Jewel and Drake Frye.

Friends Of Distinction

Friends Of Distinction

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Grazin' (RCA Records 1969)

Highly Distinct (RCA Records 1969)

Real Friends (RCA Records 1970)

Whatever (RCA Records 1970)

Friends and People (RCA Records 1971)

Love Can Make It Easier (RCA Records 1973)

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