|Single by The 5th Dimension|
|from the album Stoned Soul Picnic|
|B-side||"Bobbie's Blues (Who Do You Think Of?)"|
|Label||Soul City 768|
|The 5th Dimension singles chronology|
The song was a drinking song that sounded old fashioned, noted for its rhythm changes as well as its brass section. The song ends with a noted Count Basie piano riff before the brass holds a long jazzy cadenza.
The 5th Dimension recordingEdit
The best known version was recorded by The 5th Dimension later in 1968. It was featured on their 1968 album Stoned Soul Picnic. The song was produced by Bones Howe and arranged by Bill Holman, Bob Alcivar, Ray Pohlman, and Howe. It reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #45 on the U.S. R&B chart. Outside the US, "Sweet Blindness" went to #15 in Canada and #19 in Australia.
- "discogs.com". discogs.com. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
- The 5th Dimension, Stoned Soul Picnic Retrieved January 17, 2015.
- The 5th Dimension, "Sweet Blindness" single release Retrieved January 17, 2015.
- The 5th Dimension, "Sweet Blindness" Chart Positions Retrieved January 17, 2015.