Since their formation in 1963 The Three Degrees had released several hit singles on various labels, including Swan Records, Warner Bros, Metromedia, and Neptune, but had not yet recorded an album. Compilation albums were released on these labels from the early 1970's.
This was the first complete studio album recorded by the group, the album includes three hit singles, "Dirty Ol' Man", a #1 hit single in the Netherlands. "Year Of Decision" and the UK #1, "When Will I See You Again". The album charted at #11 in the UK album chart.
The album was re-issued on CD in 2010, for the first time in the UK, by Big Break Records. This re-issue includes three bonus tracks including a 1977 remix of "Dirty Ol' Man" by Tom Moulton.
- "Dirty Ol' Man" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff)
- "Can't You See What You're Doing To Me" (B. Hawes, J.B. Jefferson)
- "A Woman Needs A Good Man" (B. Sigler, M. Jackson, M. Farrow)
- "When Will I See You Again" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff)
- "I Didn't Know" (Bunny Sigler, J. Lang)
- "I Like Being A Woman" (B. Hawes, J.B. Jefferson)
- "If And When" (B. Hawes, J.B. Jefferson)
- "Year Of Desicion" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff)
CD Bonus tracks9. "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)" MFSB featuring The Three Degrees (7" single version) (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff)
10. "Love Is The Message" MFSB featuring The Three Degrees (7" single version) (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff)
11. "Dirty Ol' Man" ('A Tom Moulton Mix') (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff)
The Three Degrees
- Sheila Ferguson - vocals
- Valerie Holiday - vocals
- Fayette Pinkney - vocals
- Produced By Leon Huff & Kenny Gamble
- Arranged By Bobby Martin (tracks 1, 4, 9, 10, 11), Norman Harris (tracks 3, 8), Richard Rome (tracks 5, 6) & Lenny Pakula (tracks 2, 7)
- Music by MFSB
- Recorded & Engineered By Joe Tarsia
- Cover Design By Ed Lee
- Photography By Owen Brown