Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?

  (Redirected from Did You Ever See A Dream Walking)

"Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?" is a popular song, introduced by Art Jarrett in the 1933 film Sitting Pretty.

The music was written by Harry Revel, the lyrics by Mack Gordon. The song was originally published in 1933 and there were charted versions in the USA that year by Eddy Duchin (No. 1 in the charts), Guy Lombardo (#2), Bing Crosby (#5), and Meyer Davis (#6).[1] Since then, there have been many covers of the song,[2] including Henry Hall's 1933 cover,[3] Al Bowlly with Ray Noble and his Orchestra (1933),[4] Matt Monro (1957),[5] Dorothy Lamour (1957),[6] Michael Holliday (1959),[7] Max Bygraves (1960),[8] and a version by Frankie Avalon for the 1960 album Summer Scene.[9] Bing Crosby included the song in a medley on his album On the Sentimental Side (1962).

In popular cultureEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 491. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  2. ^ "Allmusic". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  4. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  6. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  7. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  8. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  9. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  10. ^ Parkinson, Keith. "The A-Z of Bing's Movies". BING magazine. Retrieved March 15, 2016.

External linksEdit

  • A haunting song.... - An article on the background of the writing of the song, and careers of the writers