The Fun Boy Three with Bananarama – It Ain’t What You Do… – Official Music Video
The song was written by Melvin “Sy” Oliver and James “Trummy” Young. It was first recorded by Jimmie Lunceford, Harry James and Ella Fitzgerald 1939 under title “‘Tain’t What You Do (It’s the Way That You Do It)”.
The version by The Fun Boy Three & Bananarama was released as the second single from The Fun Boy Three’s debut, self-titled album. The single was released in January 1982 with “The Funrama Theme” on the B-side. The single peaked at #3 in the Netherlands and Belgium, and #4 in the UK.
The Fun Boy Three with Bananarama – It Ain’t What You Do… – Lyrics