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Sean, there was a song in the 60 or 70s that went (as I recall it) 'What are they going to say when we tell them we're in love?' The vocalist was someone, I would guess, from the north of England (by the accent - 'were in luv'). The tune was simple but catchy.
A rather (intentionally?) pathetic song, for which nothing ever comes up on the Internet.
Not worth spending a great deal of time, on but one of those minor mysteries that tend to niggle.
Thanks

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Hi Tony
I think that the song you are looking for is by The Monkees. The lead singer in this US band was Davy Jones who had a broad British accent.
Here's the lyrics:

“What Are We Going To Do?” Lyrics

What are we going to do if the word gets out?
What are we going to do if it gets about?
What are we going to do if your dad finds out we’re in love?

Well, what did your sister say when she saw us kiss?
What have I got to pay so she won’t talk about this?
And what are we going to do if your dad finds out we’re in love?

They’ve been saying wait until we’re ready (Ready)
But we know we’re ready now
So we’ll go steady anyhow

So what are we going to do when the word gets out?
How are they going to stop us when it gets about?
So what are we going to do? We going to tell them we’re in love
Yeah, that’s what we going to do, we going to tell them we’re in love

[break]

They’ve been saying wait until we’re ready (Ready)
But we know we’re ready now
So we’ll go steady anyhow

So what are we going to do when the word gets out?
How are they going to stop us when it gets about?
So what are we going to do? We going to tell them we’re in love
Yeah, that’s what we going to do, we going to tell them we’re in love
Yeah, that’s what we going to do, we going to tell them we’re in love
Yeah, that’s what we going to do, we going to tell them we’re in love
Personnel
Singers

   David Jones

Writers

   Hank Levine
   Murray McLeod
   Smokey Roberds

Appears on…
Albums

   David Jones (1965)

Singles

   What Are We Going To Do? / This Bouquet (1965)  

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If you want to know who recorded what, when and how did it fare on the pop charts then give me a call! UK releases are a speciality!

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I have written two catalogue books (published) on 28,000 45rpm records listing "A' & "B" side titles, Artist, Year of Release, chart placing in UK & USA. I was also Auckland's top mobile DJ for 17 years.

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