Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right

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"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right"
Single by Billy Currington
from the album Doin' Somethin' Right
Released May 30, 2005
Format CD single
Recorded 2005
Genre Country
Length 4:29 (album version)
3:59 (radio version)
Label Mercury Nashville
Writer(s) Marty Dodson
Patrick Jason Matthews
Producer(s) Carson Chamberlain
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Billy Currington singles chronology
"Party for Two"
"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right"
"Why, Why, Why"
Music video
"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" at

"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" is a song written by Marty Dodson and Patrick Jason Matthews, and recorded by American country music singer Billy Currington. It was released in May 2005 as the first single from Currington's album Doin' Somethin' Right. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.


The song is in the key of A major, with a main chord pattern of Fm-D-A on the verses.[1] In it, Currington sings that he "must be doin' somethin' right" in the relationship with his lover.

Critical reception[edit]

Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic wrote that the song "gets a nicely mellow, relaxed Californian vibe".[2]

Chart performance[edit]

"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 11, 2005.

Chart (2005-2006) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 39

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 34

Preceded by
"Come a Little Closer"
by Dierks Bentley
Billboard Hot Country Songs
number-one single

December 31, 2005-January 7, 2006
Succeeded by
"She Let Herself Go"
by George Strait


  1. ^ "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right". Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Doin' Somethin' Right review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Billy Currington Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Billy Currington.
  4. ^ "Billy Currington Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Billy Currington.
  5. ^ "Best of 2006: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2006. Retrieved July 10, 2012. 

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