What Am I Gonna Do About You

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What Am I Gonna Do About You
Studio album by Reba McEntire
Released October 24, 1986
Recorded 1986
Genre Country
Length 35:33
Label MCA
Producer Jimmy Bowen
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

What Am I Gonna Do About You (1986) is the 11th studio album, and second straight #1 album for American country music artist Reba McEntire on the Billboard country charts, containing two #1 singles, What Am I Gonna Do About You and One Promise Too Late.

The album debuted at #36 on the Country Albums chart for the week of October 25, 1986, and peaked at #1 for the week of January 21, 1987. It stayed at the top for 3 consecutive weeks.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Why Not Tonight"   Jon Vezner, David Stringfellow, Nancy Montgomery 3:13
2. "What Am I Gonna Do About You"   Doug Gilmore, Bob Simon, Jim Allison 3:26
3. "Lookin' for a New Love Story"   Donny Lowery, Dave Loggins 4:21
4. "Take Me Back"   John Hobbs, Jerry Fuller 3:06
5. "My Mind Is on You"   Loggins, Don Schlitz 4:21
6. "Let the Music Lift You Up"   Troy Seals, Eddie Setser 4:24
7. "I Heard Her Cryin'"   Karen Staley 2:59
8. "No Such Thing"   Paul Nelson, Gene Nelson 2:37
9. "One Promise Too Late"   Loggins, Lisa Silver, Schlitz 3:25
10. "Till It Snows in Mexico"   Gordon Payne, Roger Lavoie 3:25


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (1986) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1


Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1986 "What Am I Gonna Do About You" 1 1
1987 "Let the Music Lift You Up" 4 5
"One Promise Too Late" 1 1


Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold 500,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Preceded by
The Touch by Alabama
Top Country Albums number-one album
January 24, 1987 - February 14, 1987
Succeeded by
Ocean Front Property by George Strait


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Reba Mc Entire – Am I Gonna Do About You". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH