Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

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Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
Dramatics - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get album cover.jpg
Studio album by The Dramatics
Released 1971 (1971)[1]
Genre R&B
Length 29:09
Label Volt/Stax
Producer Tony Hester (exec.)[2]
The Dramatics chronology
Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
(1971)
A Dramatic Experience
(1973)
Singles from Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
  1. "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get"
    Released: 1971
  2. "Get Up and Get Down"
    Released: 1972
  3. "In the Rain"
    Released: 1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]

Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get is the debut studio album by American R&B group The Dramatics, released in 1971 via Volt Records and Stax Records.[1] The album peaked at #20 on the Billboard 200 and #5 on the Billboard R&B chart.[4]

Three singles were released from the album: "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get", "Get Up and Get Down" and "In the Rain". "Thankful for Your Love" (originally appearing on the album as "Thank You for Your Love")[3] was also issued as a promotional single.[1] "In the Rain" was the most successful single from the album, peaking at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1972.[4] "Get Up and Get Down" was featured in Dead Presidents.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tony Hester,[3] except "In the Rain" co-written by Clint Ballard, Jr.

No.TitleLength
1."Get Up and Get Down"3:10
2."Thank You for Your Love"4:25
3."Hot Pants in the Summertime"3:57
4."Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get"3:56
5."In the Rain"5:08
6."Gimme Some (Good Soul Music)"1:34
7."Fall in Love, Lady Love"3:34
8."Mary Don't Cha Wanna"3:25
Total length:29:09

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1972)[4] Peak
position
US Billboard 200 20
US R&B Albums (Billboard) 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dramatics, The - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  2. ^ "Dramatics, The - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c Eder, Bruce. "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get - The Dramatics | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "The Dramatics | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved August 19, 2015.

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