"Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)" is a song written by Cindy Walker which was first recorded and released by Roy Orbison as a single in 1962. It was a big international hit for Orbison, where it reached number 2 in both the Australian and the U.K. singles charts and number 4 in the U.S. Billboard. It was also a top ten hit in Canada and Norway. In style, the song follows a traditional 12 bar blues style. The personnel on Orbison's original recording included session regular Bob Moore on bass, Fred Carter, Grady Martin and Ray Edenton on guitar, Floyd Cramer on piano, Boots Randolph on sax and Buddy Harman and John Greubal on drums.