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"You Make My Dreams", sometimes referred to as "You Make My Dreams Come True", is a song by the American duo Hall & Oates, taken from their ninth studio album, Voices (1980). The song reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1981.[1]

"You Make My Dreams"
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Dutch vinyl single
Single by Hall & Oates
from the album Voices
B-side "Gotta Lotta Nerve (Perfect Perfect)"
Released May 2, 1981
Format Vinyl (7")
Recorded 1979–80
Genre
Length 3:06
Label RCA Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Daryl Hall
  • John Oates
Hall & Oates singles chronology
"Kiss on My List"
(1981)
"You Make My Dreams"
(1981)
"Private Eyes"
(1981)
"Kiss on My List"
(1981)
"You Make My Dreams"
(1981)
"Private Eyes"
(1981)
Music video
"You Make My Dreams" on YouTube

The song was featured in the films The Wedding Singer (1998), Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003), Step Brothers (2008) (500) Days of Summer (2009), Eddie the Eagle (2016), and Ready Player One (2018). In 2012, it appeared in an eHarmony commercial. It appears in a 2017 commercial for Applebee's. The song also appears in Young Sheldon. The song appears in a 2018 commercial for Dick's Sporting Goods, promoting a Father's Day sale.[2][3]

American pop rock band Mêlée included a cover version of "You Make My Dreams" on their album Devils & Angels (2007). The song was also covered by American alternative rock band The Mowgli's in 2014.

The track received 154,000 digital sales between 2008 and 2009 according to Nielsen SoundScan.[4]

Contents

PersonnelEdit

Additional musiciansEdit

  • Mike Klvana – equipment technician

Chart performanceEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic Hall & Oates chart history
  2. ^ "Applebee's Tapped Steak & Twisted Potatoes TV Commercial, 'Dreams Come True'". ispot.tv. Retrieved 2017-11-19. 
  3. ^ "'Dick's Sporting Goods TV Commercial, 'Father's Day Best Price Guarantee'". ispot.tv. Retrieved June 7, 2018. 
  4. ^ Donahue, Ann (November 3, 2010). "Hall & Oates Embrace Their Hipster Faithful". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-08-12. 
  5. ^ "Daryl Hall John Oates Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  6. ^ "Daryl Hall John Oates Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved March 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "CASH BOX Top 100 Singles – Week ending July 18, 1981". Archived from the original on 17 September 2012. Retrieved 2018-03-06.  Cash Box magazine.
  8. ^ "Hall + Oates". wweb.uta.edu. 
  9. ^ "You make my dreams come true". wweb.uta.edu. 
  10. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1981/Top 100 Songs of 1981". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-10-25. 
  11. ^ "Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles,". Cash Box. December 26, 1981. Archived from the original on September 18, 2012. Retrieved March 6, 2018. 

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