Friday, September 9, 2011

Biography

- 1948, December 10. A Star Is Born


- 1966. Join Harry Elston, Floyd Butler and Barbara Jean Love into "Distinctive Friends" changed to "Friends of Distinction" later.


- 1969-71. Rec. four albums with FOD.


- 1972. Join The Earth, Wind & Fire.


- 1972-73. Rec. "Last Days & Time" and "Head To The Sky" with EWF.



- 1973, January 10. Perform Live With Earth, Wind & Fire at the "Soul!" Show.




- 1987. Act with George Clinton P-Funk in "The Night Before" movie.




- 1993. Recordings of "Dope Dogs" album. Is this his last known recordings ?


- 2012. "Cleaves' godson filmmaker Armand Araujo is scheduled to begin filming her life story "Jessica Cleaves, My Friends of Distinction" in 2013." (from WikiPedia)


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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Video


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nn9Oac_bol0

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Discography



1969
The Friends Of Distinction - Grazin
Rca Victor LSP-4149

I Really Hope You Do [1969]




1970
The Friends Of Distinction - Highly Distinct
Rca Victor LSP-4212




1970
The Friends Of Distinction - Real Friends
Rca Victor LSP-4313

Lady Mae [1970]
My Mind Is A Camera [1970] 




1971
The Friends Of Distinction - Friends & People
Rca Victor LSP-4492




1972
Earth, Wind & Fire - Last Days And Time
Columbia KC 31702

I'd Rather Have You [1972]




1973
Earth, Wind & Fire - Head To The Sky
Columbia KC 32194




1974
Don Everly - Sunset Towers
Ode Records SP 77023




1976 September 20
Funkadelic - Tales Of Kidd Funkadelic
Westbound W227




1976 October 29
Funkadelic - Hardcore Jollies
WB




1978
Bobby Hutcherson - Highway One
Columbia 35550




1979
The Brides Of Funkenstein - Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy
Atlantic




1979 August
Fred Wesley - Say Blow By Blow Backwards
Atlantic SD 19254




1979 September 29
Funkadelic - Uncle Jam Wants You
Warner Bros BSK 3371




1979 November 28
Parliament - Gloryhallastoopid
Casablanca




1980 December 5
Parliament - Trombipulation
Casablanca




1980
Philippe Wynne - Jammin
Uncle Jam




1981 April
Funkadelic - Electric Spanking Of War Babies
Warner Bros




1982 November 5
George Clinton - Computer Games
Capitol




1982
Raw Silk - Do It To The Music
West End WES 22148




1983
Raw Silk - Just In Time
West End WES 22159




1986
George Clinton - R&B Skeletons In The Closet
Capitol




1988
INCorporated Thang Band - Lifestyles Of The Roach And Famous
Warner Bros




1989 August 2
George Clinton - The Cinderella Theory
Paisley Park




1989 October 17
George Clinton - Presents Our Gang Funky
MCA 42048

Hooray For Our Team [Jessica "Ultra Zon" Cleaves]




1992 September 15
Trey Lewd - Drop The Line
Reprise




1992 October
George Clinton & The P-Funk All Stars - Go Fer Yer Funk
P-Vine [Jap]

Send A Gram [1980-81]




1992 November
George Clinton & The P-Funk All Stars - Plush Funk
P-Vine [Jap]

I Really Envy The Sunshine [1980]




1993 January
George Clinton & The P-Funk All Stars - P Is The Funk
P-Vine [Jap]

My Love [1981]




1993 May
George Clinton & The P-Funk All Stars - Testing Positive 4 The Funk
P-Vine [Jap]

Off The Wall [1978]




1993 July
George Clinton & The P-Funk All Stars - A Fifth Of Funk
P-Vine [Jap]

Eyes Of A Dreamer [1981]




1993 October 12
George Clinton - Hey Man, Smell My Finger
Paisley Park




1994 November 25
Parliament/Funkadelic/P-Funk All Stars Presents - Dope Dogs
P-Vine [Japan]




2008 September 16
George Clinton And His Gangsters Of Love
Shanachie

As In [hidden track, rec. ?]