‘Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get’ by The Grandells is the b-side to ‘Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress (a Hollies cover). It was originally written by Detroit producer Tony Hester and was a breakthrough single by The Dramatics who he had signed after seeing them in a Detroit nightclub in 1971.
The Grandells comprised of Chito Sibayan formerly of the Lumberjacks (lead vocalist/rhythm guitar), Dong Gica (bass guitar/vocals), Roger Cantor (keyboards/vocals), Edwin Bunales (lead guitar/vocals), Horacio ‘Baby’ Jongko (2nd lead guitar/vocals) and Dodie Sta. Rita (drums/vocals).
The Grandells were very active in the seventies releasing several albums and singles of mainly Rock, Funk, Soul and Disco covers with some traditional Filipino songs and original compositions.