SMALL FACES – Their Debut Single ‘WHATCHA GONNA DO ABOUT IT’ Came Out 56 Years Ago Today

Top singles from the past…

6 August 2021

Band: Small Faces  (London)
Active: 1965–1969 / 1975–1978

Single: Whatcha Gonna Do About It
B-side: What’s A Matter Baby

Released: 6 August 1965 – 55 years ago today
Score: #14 in the UK –  legend goes that their
manager Don Arden admitted he spend £12,000
on chart fixing to ensure the band’s debut song
would be a hit.

R.I.P. Steve Marriott

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SMALL FACES: Facebook

Debut Single ‘WHATCHA GONNA DO ABOUT IT’ By SMALL FACES Released 55 Years Ago…

Top singles from the past…

6 August 2020

Band: Small Faces  (London)
Active: 1965–1969 / 1975–1978
Single: Whatcha Gonna Do About It
B-side: What’s A Matter Baby

Released: 6 August 1965 – 55 years ago today
Score: #14 in the UK –  legend goes that their
manager Don Arden admitted he spend £12,000 on chart
fixing to ensure the band’s debut song would be a hit

C’mon, Steve

SMALL FACES: Facebook

SMALL FACES Released Splendid Debut Single ‘WHATCHA GONNA DO ABOUT IT’ 54 Years Ago…

Knockouts from the past

6 August 2019

This day 54 years ago, on 6 August 1965, THE SMALL FACES released
their splendid debut single ‘WHATCHA GONNA DO ABOUT IT‘. It peaked
at #14 on the UK Singles Chart. Key members Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane
wrote the song’s melody, which was inspired by Solomon Burke‘s hit Everybody
Needs Somebody To Love
.

Here we go, back in history…

SMALL FACES: Biography – Facebook