1973 The Friends Of Distinction – Love Can Make It Easier

Love Can Make It Easier is the sixth studio album by R&B group The Friends of Distinction, released in 1973 on the RCA Victor label. Neither this album nor its singles charted.


1  Love Can Make It Easier (Skip Scarborough) 04:33
2  No One´s Gonna Be A Fool Forever (Michael Masser; Pam Sawyer) 03:08
3  Now Is The Time (Ernie Shelby) 03:38
4  Believe In Me (Adele Sebastian; Larry Farrow) 04:14
5  You´re Gonna Make It (Skip Scarborough) 03:31
6  The Chitllin Song (Greg Poree; Skip Scarborough) 03:47
7  Ain’t No Woman (Like The One I’ve Got) (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 03:30
8  The Way We Planned It (George Clinton) 04:17
9  Thumb Trippin´(I’ll Be Movin’ On) (Floyd Butler; Harry Elston; Ray Cork; Stephanie Black) 07:16
10  Easy Evil (Alan O’Day) 03:42
11  Only Give Love (Jerry Peters) 04:28



BassDarrell Clayborne
BassRon Brown
BassWayne Douglas
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarDon Peake
GuitarGreg Poree
GuitarLouie Shelton
KeyboardsJerry Peters
KeyboardsJoe Sample
KeyboardsLarry Farrow
KeyboardsSkip Scarborough
HornsChuck Findley
HornsDave Roberts
HornsDavid Wells
HornsRichard Nash
HornsGale Robinson
HornsJames Decker
HornsJoseph Angelo Valenti
HornsOscar Brashear
HornsPaul Hubinon
WoodwindsErnie Watts
WoodwindsFred Jackson
WoodwindsJackie Kelso
WoodwindsJim Horn
WoodwindsMarshall Royal
WoodwindsWilliam Green
CongasBobbye Hall
CongasKing Errisson
PercussionAlan Estes
PercussionGary Coleman
PercussionRay Cork
VocalsDani McCormick
VocalsDiane Jackson
VocalsFloyd Butler
VocalsHarry Elston


Barry Rocher, Dana Rees, David Campbell, Evelyn Ruth Schuck, Gayle Levant, Glenn Grabb, Gordon Marron, Haim Shtrum, Harold Greenberg, Jay Rosen, Marcy Dicterow, Norman Serkin, Polly Sweeney, Ronald Folsom, Sheldon Sanov, Terry King, Tom Buffum, William Henderson

Liner Notes

Producer – Ray Cork, Jr., The Friends Of Distinction
Engineer (Recording, Mix Down) – Rick Ruggieri

Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
Copyright (c) – RCA Records
Recorded At – RCA’s Music Center Of The World