“Loving Blind”, a song written and recorded by Clint Black for the RCA label, in August 1990, was recorded between three studios: Digital Services, Houston, Texas; Masterfonics, Nashville, Tennessee; Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, California At the recording session for the song and album, Clint was accompanied by: Martin Young (guitar and background vocal), Hayden Nicholas (guitar), Jeff Peterson (steel), Jake Willeman (bass guitar and background vocal), Dick Gay (drums and percussion), Jeff Huskins (fiddle, keyboards and background vocal), Brent Rowan (guitar), Michael Black, Jana King. Randy McCormick and Curtis Young (background vocals). With the James Stroud Production, the song was released on January 14, 1991, and on March 23, 1991, peaked at # 1 on the US Hot Country Songs charts for two consecutive weeks, and a total of 20 weeks on the charts. On the Canada Country Tracks charts, it also peaked at # 1 on April 6, 1991. It was the fifth number one in the USA, and the sixth in Canada, in Clint’s career.
The song was included on Clint’s second studio album, Put Yourself in My Shoes (RCA 1990), the album was released on November 27, 1990, quickly reaching # 1 on the US Top Country Albums charts, on December 22, 1990, and remaining on the charts for a total of 111 weeks. The album was certified triple platinum in the USA and platinum in Canada.