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.
Basic tracking dates are unknown, but it is likely that the track was recorded in late 1995 or early 1996 at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota.