Who Sang Whatcha Gonna Do? New Riders of the Purple Sage

New Riders of the Purple Sage New Riders of the Purple Sage cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1971
Genre: Rock Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country Rock/Psychedelic Rock
length: 3:18
producer: New Riders of the Purple Sage
arranger: New Riders of the Purple Sage
acoustic guitar: David Torbert, John Dawson and David Nelson
vocal: David Torbert, John Dawson and David Nelson
bass: David Torbert
percussion: Spencer Dryden
drums (drum set): Spencer Dryden
pedal steel guitar: Jerry Garcia
electric guitar: David Nelson
banjo: Jerry Garcia
mandolin: David Nelson
Some other versions of "Whatcha Gonna Do"

Lyrics
WATCHA GONNA DO ON THE PLANET TODAY
MISSY YOU'RE SO FINE TO SEE
AND WHERE YA GONNA GO ON THE PLANET TODAY
MISSY COME AND PLAY WITH ME

TAKE A LOOK AROUND YA NOW AND
WHAT DO YOU SEE?
IF YOU COULD GO SOMEWHERE'S ELSE NOW,
WHERE WOULD THAT BE?
WHEN THE FIND THE PLACE TO HIDE
COME AND TELL ME WHERE IT IS NOW,
I'LL STILL BE SITTING HERE, SINGING IN THE AIR

WHERE YA GONNA GO ON THE PLANET TODAY
MISSY THERE'S SO MUCH TO SEE
AND WHATCHA GONNA DO ON THE PLANET TODAY
MISSY I'D LIKE TO BE WITH THEE
TAKE A LOOK AROUND YA NOW AND
WHAT DO YOU SEE?
IF YOU COULD GO SOMEWHERE'S ELSE NOW,
WHERE WOULD THAT BE?
WHEN THE FIND THE PLACE TO HIDE
COME AND TELL ME WHERE IT IS NOW,
I'LL STILL BE SITTING HERE, SINGING IN THE AIR

WATCHA GONNA DO ON THE PLANET TODAY
OH, MISSY YOU'RE SO FINE TO SEE
AND WHERE YA GONNA GO ON THE PLANET TODAY
MISSY I'D LIKE TO BE WITH THEE

TAKE A LOOK AROUND YA NOW AND
WHAT DO YOU SEE?
IF YOU COULD GO SOMEWHERE'S ELSE NOW,
WHERE WOULD THAT BE?
WHEN THE FIND THE PLACE TO HIDE
COME AND TELL ME WHERE IT IS NOW,
I'LL STILL BE SITTING HERE, SINGING IN THE AIR

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I Don't Know You
  • 2 Whatcha Gonna Do
  • 3 Portland Woman
  • 4 Henry
  • 5 Dirty Business
  • 6 Glendale Train
  • 7 Garden of Eden
  • 8 All I Ever Wanted
  • 9 Last Lonely Eagle
  • 10 Louisiana Lady

  • Release information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin