Betcha By Golly Wow! is a cover version of the song by The Stylistics (from their 1971 debut album The Stylistics, originally titled Betcha By Golly, Wow), but before that released by Connie Stevens] under the title Keep Going Strong in 1970. It is the sixth track on the first disc of Prince's 19th album Emancipation, the third album to be credited to . Two weeks after the album's release, Betcha By Golly, Wow! was released as the album's first single. The release on the album and the single marks the first time Prince/ released a studio cover version.
Initial tracking dates are unknown, but it is likely that the track was recorded in late 1995 or early 1996 at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA.