Blinded By The Light
Manfred Mann's Earth Band
Mann Manfred 1977 Blinded By Light 45
Madman drummers bummers
Indians in the summer
With a teenage diplomat
In the dumps with the mumps
As the adolescent pumps
His way into his hat
With a boulder on my shoulder
Feeling kinda older
I tripped a merry-go-round
With this very unpleasing
Sneezing and wheezing
The calliope crashed to the ground

- written by Bruce Springsteen -

1977
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977 for 1 week
  • peaked at No. 6 on the UK Singles chart in 1976
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from the album The Roaring Silence (1976)
  • written by Bruce Springsteen
  • produced by Manfred Mann and Earth Band
  • recorded at Workhouse Studios, Old Kent Road, London
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