What'cha Gonna Do About It

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"What'cha Gonna Do About It"
Single by Doris Troy
Released 1964[1]
Recorded 1964[1]
Genre Funk/Soul[1]
Label Atlantic Records[2]
Writer(s) Doris Payne - Gregory Carroll - Rex Garvin[3]

What'cha Gonna Do About It is a 1964 song by Doris Troy. It made #37 on the UK Singles Chart in 1964 and #38 in 1965.[2]

Musical composition[edit]

Featuring a stuttering single-note piano line throughout - giving the song a Caribbean feel to the record - the song is a cocky warning to her man to change his ways for the good of their relationship.[2]

Cover versions[edit]

Peter Doyle cover version[edit]

New Seekers vocalist Peter Doyle, before joining the New Seekers, did a cover of What'cha Gonna Do About It which made #27 on the ARIA Charts.[3]

Other cover versions[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Doris Troy - What'cha Gonna Do About It". Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Doris Troy Biography
  3. ^ a b "What'cha Gonna Do About It - REV BLACK & THE ROCKIN' VICARS (1967)". Pop Archive. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "What'cha Gonna Do About It? - Doris Troy". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Cilla album review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-05-14.