Friends & People

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Friends & People
Studio album by The Friends of Distinction
Released 1971
Studio RCA's Music Center of the World
(Hollywood, California)
Genre Soul
Label RCA
Producer Jerry Peters, Ray Cork, Jr.
The Friends of Distinction chronology
Friends & People
Love Can Make It Easier

Friends & People is the fifith studio album by R&B group The Friends of Distinction, released in 1971 on the RCA Victor label.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album peaked at No. 166 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album features the single "I Need You", which peaked at #28 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and No. 79 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "People" Jule Styne, Bob Merrill 11:30
2. "Faces on the Bus" Anita Poree, Jerry Peters 5:20
3. "I Can't Get You Out of My Mind" Jerry Peters, Skip Scarborough 3:30
4. "Down I Go" Floyd Butler, Jerry Peters 3:10
5. "Dying to Live" Edgar Winter 4:15
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "Oh, How I Miss You" Jerry Peters 9:23
7. "Jenny Wants to Know" Jerry Peters 2:52
8. "Let Me Be" Skip Scarborough 2:49
9. "I Need You" Jerry Peters 3:12
10. "It's Time to See Each Other" Jerry Peters 11:12



Chart (1971) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 166


Year Single Peak

1971 "I Need You" 79 28


  1. ^ a b c d "US Charts > The Friends of Distinction". Billboard. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 

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