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"Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)"
Single by The Delfonics
from the album The Delfonics
Released 1970
Format 7" single
Recorded 1970
Genre Soul
Length 3:20
Label Philly Groove
Writer(s) Thom Bell, William Hart
Producer Thom Bell
The Delfonics singles chronology
"You Got Yours And I'll Get Mine" (1969) "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)" (1970) "Trying to Make a Fool of Me" (1970)

"Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)" is a 1970 single by The Delfonics, produced by Thom Bell and released on his Bell record label. The recording is considered one of the most notable early Philly soul singles to be released and is regarded as a classic, winning a Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group. Typical of the genre, "Didn't I" is a slow love ballad, with layered strings, horns, and chromatic production. Among The Delfonics' signature songs, "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)" was a number-three hit on the Billboard R&B singles chart, a number 10 hit on the Billboard pop chart, and a number 22 U.K. pop chart hit in 1970.

The song has been extensively covered since 1970, with versions by Aretha Franklin, Regina Belle, Jackie Jackson, Millie Jackson, The Trammps, Maxine Nightingale and Patti LaBelle. The song was also featured in the motion picture Jackie Brown and was included in its soundtrack.

"Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)"
Single by New Kids on the Block
from the album New Kids on the Block
Released August 1989
Format CD single
Recorded 1986
Genre Pop
Length 4:27
Label Columbia
Producer Maurice Starr
New Kids on the Block singles chronology
"Hangin' Tough"
"Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)"
"Cover Girl"

New Kids On The Block Cover

A pop version by New Kids on the Block was featured on the group's 1986 self-titled debut album. Their cover of the song, titled "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)", peaked at number eight on both the US and UK pop charts.


Charts (New Kids On the Block version)

Chart (1989-1990) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 8
U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 34
U.S. Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 12
UK Singles Chart 8


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