Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right

"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" is a song written by Marty Dodson and Patrick Jason Matthews and recorded by American country music singer Billy Currington. It was released in May 2005 as the first single from Currington's 2005 album Doin' Somethin' Right. The song became Currington’s first number one hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right"
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Single by Billy Currington
from the album Doin' Somethin' Right
ReleasedMay 30, 2005
Length4:29 (album version)
3:59 (radio version)
LabelMercury Nashville
Producer(s)Carson Chamberlain
Billy Currington singles chronology
"Party for Two"
"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right"
"Why, Why, Why"
Music video
"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" at


The song is a ballad, set in the key of A major, with a main chord pattern of Fm-D-A on the verses.[1] In it, the narrator says that he "must be doin' somethin' right" in the relationship with his lover.

Critical receptionEdit

Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic wrote that the song "gets a nicely mellow, relaxed Californian vibe".[2]

Chart performanceEdit

"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 11, 2005, and peaked at No. 1 on December 31, 2005.[3] The song has sold 1,282,000 copies in the US as of January 2016.[4]

Chart (2005–06) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 39

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2006) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 34


  1. ^ "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right". Retrieved 2 February 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Doin' Somethin' Right review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 4, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Country Airplay: June 27, 2015". Billboard.
  4. ^ Bjorke, Matt (January 18, 2016). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles Chart: January 19, 2016". Roughstock.
  5. ^ "Billy Currington Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Billy Currington Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Best of 2006: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2006. Retrieved July 10, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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