The Best of Friends of Distinction
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It's the summer of 1969, and the whole world is joyfully singing, "Grazing in the grass is a gas, baby, can you dig it!" The Friends of Distinction's debut single was a made-for-radio pop masterpiece that captured the ebullience of that last summer of the '60s in its three minutes of harmonic exuberance. While the group never quite reached those heights again, the Friends did produce a small body of work in their brief lifetime that has held up well. The foursome's two other major hit singles, "Love or Let Me Be Lonely" and "Going in Circles" have joined "Grazing in the Grass" in the permanent rotations of most "fun and oldies" formats. Other highlights of this 20-song compilation include "Grazing"'s flipside, "I Really Hope You Do," the group's reading of the Four Tops' hit "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)," David Gates' "It Don't Matter to Me," and the beautifully baritoned "Love Can Make It Easier."
Formed: 1968 in Los Angeles, CA
Years Active: '60s, '70s
Top Albums and Songs by The Friends of Distinction
||Grazing In the Grass (Re-Recorded)||20th Century Rocks: 60's Pop - Those Were the Days (Re-Recorded Versions)||2:51||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Lonesome Mood||Grazin'||4:37||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Let Yourself Go||Highly Distinct||2:31||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||And I Love Him||The Best of Friends of Distinction||4:16||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Love or Let Me Be Lonely||The Best of Friends of Distinction||3:20||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Love or Let Me Be Lonely (Re-Recorded Version)||Love Affairs of the Seventies||3:02||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Love or Let Me Be Lonely (Re-Recorded Version)||The Things We Do for Love - 16 Love Songs of the Seventies||3:02||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Grazing In the Grass||Best of the 60s & 70s, Vol. 2||2:55||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Grazing In the Grass||The Best of Friends of Distinction||2:58||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||I Really Hope You Do||The Best of Friends of Distinction||4:00||0,99 €||View In iTunes|