From '' Sing Me To Sleep, Indie Lullabies ''
Label: American Laundromat Records -- ALR-0023
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"Dream a Little Dream of Me" is a song with music by Fabian Andre and Wilbur Schwandt and lyrics by Gus Kahn.
It was recorded by Ozzie Nelson and his Orchestra with vocal by Nelson on February 16, 1931 for Brunswick Records.
That February 18, Wayne King and His Orchestra with vocal by Ernie Birchill recorded the song for Victor Records.
It was also an early signature tune of Kate Smith.
A top 20 success for Frankie Laine, it was also recorded by traditional popular music singers of the 1940s and 1950s including Doris Day (who during 1957 was the first latter day singer to record it at the slow tempo in which it had been written), Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, Barbara Carroll, the Nat King Cole trio, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Joni James on her 1962 jazz influenced album I'm Your Girl, Dean Martin, Vaughn Monroe, Jack Owens, and Dinah Shore.
Ozzie Nelson first sung in 1931 .
Wayne King and his orchestra vocals Ernie Birchill recorded this song in 1931 .
Teddy Raph & his orchestra recorded this song on april 6, 1931
Frankie Laine 1950s
Doris Day 1957
The Nat King Cole trio
Joni James 1962
Bing Crosby recorded the song in 1957 for his album Bing With A Beat.
The Mamas & the Papas with Cass Elliot sang it in 1968 .
A sound-alike cover of Cass Elliot's version appeared on the 1968 album Top of the Pops, Volume 2.
Sung in Italian by Sylvie Vartan as Nostalgia (Nostalgy), in 1969. She also sang a version in French ("Les Yeux Ouverts").
Recorded by Henry Mancini for his 1969 album A Warm Shade of Ivory.
Included on the Mills Brothers 1969 album of the same name, released by Pickwick Records.
Enzo Enzo sang a French version ("Les yeux ouverts") on her 1990 album Enzo Enzo.
Sissel Kyrkjebø sang it on her 1991 Gift of Love album.
Laura Fygi included the song on her 1991 solo debut album Introducing.
It was recorded in the style of the The Mamas & the Papas, vocals Terry Hall and Salad for The Help Album in 1995.
It was covered by Chicago on their 1995 album Night and Day Big Band.
Children's entertainers Sharon, Lois & Bram recorded the song on their 1995 album Let's Dance!.
Sung by Czech singer Lucie Bílá as "Hvězdy jako hvězdy" (Stars like Stars) which became also the name of her 1998 album.
Covered by Candye Kane on her 1998 album Swango.
Yiruma (이루마) plays this song on his 2001 album First Love: Piano Collection.
Performed by The Beautiful South on the 2001 album Solid Bronze and the 1995 US release of Carry On up the Charts. They recorded a version in French for the movie French Kiss, which was re-used in the film The Devil Wears Prada.
Rozz Williams performed a live cover of the song which appears on the 2003 live album Accept the Gift of Sin.
My Morning Jacket performed the song in 2004 for Early Recordings: Chapter 2: Learning, a compilation.
Recorded by Anne Murray on her 2004/2005 album I'll Be Seeing You / All of Me.
Recorded by Dala (Sheila Carabine and Amanda Walther) on the 2005 album Angels & Thieves.
Performed by Diana Krall on the 2007 album We All Love Ella: Celebrating The First Lady Of Song, a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald.
Blind Guardian performed a heavy metal rendition on their 2007 single "Another Stranger Me".
Recorded by Nicole Atkins on her 2008 album Nicole Atkins Digs Other People's Songs.
Recorded by Claw Boys Claw on their 2008 album Pajama day.
Jimmy Demers performs this song on his debut album Dream A Little (2008).
Performed by Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester on their 2008 album and live show "Heute nacht oder nie".
Helen Schneider recorded the song as "Dream a Little Dream" making it the title cut of her 2008 album of standards.
Recorded by Mark Weber for his 2008 album, When I Fall In Love.
Recorded by Matthieu Boré on the 2009 album FriZZAnte!!.
Erasure released their own version to celebrate Christmas 2009.
Performed by Michael Bublé on his 2010 album Special Delivery.
Sung by the barbershop quartet OC Times on their 2010 album Destinations.
Chapel Club - Surfacing (and Ewan Pearson Remix)
The Television show Glee performed by character Artie Abrams. Season One, Episode 19 "Dream On"
Mickey Thomas and Mel Tormé in the 1989 movie Dream a Little Dream.
Bill Goffi in the1989 movie The Dream Team.
Burgess Meredith in the 1995 movie Grumpier Old Men.
Youssra in the 2006 movie The Yacoubian Building.
Bobbi Eakes on the June 14, 2007 broadcast of ABC's All My Children.
The character Artie Abrams, portrayed by Kevin McHale, sings the song on Glee in the episode "Dream On".
The Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong duet verison of the song is featured in the 2011 Hallmark movie The Lost Valentine.