Release Date

January 1, 1971

“Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get” is a 1971 single written and produced by Tony Hester and performed by The Dramatics. The song is noted for its scatting by the lead singer Ron Banks, and for the bass singer, Willie Ford,[1] saying “Look at me.” The song was co-led by William “Wee Gee” Howard and Banks, with other lead parts shared by the other members, Larry “Squirrel” Demps and Elbert Wilkins. The song was a #3 hit on the Billboard R&B charts, and broke into the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #9. In Canada, it reached #44.