Don't Disturb This Groove (song)

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"Don't Disturb This Groove"
Single by The System
from the album Don't Disturb This Groove
ReleasedJanuary 1987
Format7" single
12" maxi
GenreR&B, synthpop
Length5:20 (full album version)
3:45 (single/video)
Songwriter(s)David Frank / Mic Murphy
Producer(s)The System
The System singles chronology
"The Pleasure Seekers"
"Don't Disturb This Groove"
"Nighttime Lover"

"Don't Disturb This Groove" is a song by American synthpop/R&B duo The System, from the 1987 album of the same name. The song was written by The System's David Frank and Mic Murphy. It was released as the album's first single.

In May 1987, the song reached number 1 on the US Billboard R&B Singles chart, spending one week on top. It was later a hit on the Billboard Hot 100 during the summer of 1987 as well, peaking at number 4 in July.[1]

Track listing[edit]

7" Vinyl (US)
  1. "Don't Disturb This Groove" (Edit of Remix) (3:45)
  2. "Modern Girl" (4:40)
12" Vinyl (US)
  1. "Don't Disturb This Groove" (Vocal/Remix) (5:32)
  2. "Don't Disturb This Groove" (Dub Version) (4:25)
  3. "Don't Disturb This Groove" (Groove Remix) (5:20)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987-88) Peak
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[2] 35
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[3] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[4] 4

Other versions[edit]


  1. ^ Artist Chart History - The System
  2. ^ "Adult Contemporary Chart - Billboard". Billboard.
  3. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - Billboard". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Music: Top 100 - Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard.
  5. ^ David Frank Music News Archived September 24, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

"Don't Disturb This Groove" review at