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The Futures
Past, Present And The Futures

Album US 1978 on Philadelphia International Records label
R&B/Soul (Soul, Disco)

Recorded at Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, recording hits since 1968 This album is dedicated to the memory of Richard E. Wright. We'd like to thank Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff for their guidance, inspiration and the best artist development in the business, to the entire staff at Philadelphia International Records, our parents, families and friends who have stuck with us through the years. Special thanks go to Hank McCrary, Jean Scott and Lon Fontaine. Above all, we thank "The Creator".

PortraitThe Futures ,
album by
PortraitJack Faith fl,
arranged by
PortraitJohn L. Usry, Jr. ,
arranged by
PortraitJimmy Williams b, US
PortraitMichael Foreman b,
PortraitDavid Cruse perc,
PortraitQuinton Joseph dr, US
PortraitBobby Eli g, *1956 US
PortraitDarnell Jordan g,
PortraitDennis Harris g,
PortraitRoland Chambers g, 1944-2002 US
PortraitJoseph Jefferson , US
keyboards, written by
PortraitLeon Huff ep, *1943 US
PortraitTed Wortham key, voc,
keyboards, written by
PortraitWilliam Bloom p,
keyboards, written by
PortraitJames Sigler key, US
PortraitFrank Washington voc,
, the futures are
PortraitHarry McGilberry voc,
, the futures are
PortraitJames King bvoc,
, the futures are
PortraitJohn King bvoc,
, the futures are
PortraitKenny Crew voc,
, the futures are
PortraitDon Renaldo And His Horns And Strings ,
strings, horns
Ed Lee design
Arthur Stoppe engineer
Jay Mark engineer
Jim Gallagher engineer
Kenny Present engineer
Dirk Devlin engineer, assistant
Jeffrey Stewart engineer, assistant
Jim Dougherty engineer, assistant
Peter Humphreys engineer, assistant
The Futures liner notes
Kenneth Gamble liner notes, sleeve, producer
Nimitr Sarikananda mastered by
Jim Houghton photography by
Barbara Ingram backing vocals
Carla Benson backing vocals
Evette Benton backing vocals
Sherman Marshall producer
Charles Simmons producer
Joseph Jefferson producer
Cynthia Biggs producer
Ted Wortham producer
Douglas Brown producer
Terry Price producer
William Bloom producer
Carl Gamble producer
Frankie Smith producer
John L. Usry, Jr. producer
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Party Time ManThe FuturesSherman Marshall, Ted Wortham5:14
2Ain't No Time Fa NothingThe FuturesCharles Simmons, Joseph Jefferson5:32
3Deep Inside Of MeThe FuturesCary Gilbert, Cynthia Biggs, Ted Wortham4:58
4Sunshine And YouThe FuturesDouglas Brown, Terry Price, Thomas Wallington, William Bloom3:41
5Come To Me (When Your Love Is Down)The FuturesCharles Simmons, Joseph Jefferson, Richard Roebuck4:48
6You Got It (The Love That I Need)The FuturesDouglas Brown, Terry Price, William Bloom4:57
7(You're The One) Someone SpecialThe FuturesBeatrice Rivers, Carl Gamble, Frankie Smith4:17
8 I Wanna Know; Is It OverThe FuturesDouglas Brown, Frankie Smith4:30

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