My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time

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"My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time"
Song by Les Brown and Doris Day
Released 1945
Genre Pop
Length 3:30
Label Columbia Records
Writer Vic Mizzy, Manny Curtis

"My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" is a 1945 popular song.

The music was written by Vic Mizzy and the lyrics by Manny Curtis. The song was published in 1945.

The biggest hit version of the song was recorded by the Les Brown Orchestra with a vocal by Doris Day. Another charting version was done by Johnny Long with Dick Robertson.

The Les Brown/Doris Day recording was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 36779. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on March 15, 1945, and lasted 12 weeks on the chart, peaking at #1.[1] Although this record was made after the big Brown/Day hit,"Sentimental Journey," it actually hit the charts earlier.

The Johnny Long/Dick Robertson recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 18661. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on April 5, 1945, and lasted 6 weeks on the chart, peaking at #3.[1]

In Britain, it was covered by Joe Loss and His Orchestra and Vera Lynn.

The recording with Joe Loss and his Orchestra with refrain Elizabeth Batey was made in London on April 29, 1945. It was released by EMI on the HMV Records label as catalogue number BD 5888.

Guy Mitchell released a cover of the song in 1961.

It was covered by Tiny Tim on his album Tiny Tim's Second Album (1968).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research. 
Preceded by
"Rum and Coca-Cola" by The Andrews Sisters
U.S. Billboard Best Sellers in Stores number-one single
April 7, 1945–May 19, 1945
Succeeded by
"Sentimental Journey" by Les Brown