Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On

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"Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On" is Country-And-Western song written and recorded by Hank Locklin. The song met success and made it to hit No. 5 on the charts, and became a standard for the Nashville sound. It has been covered by Pop, Country, and Bluegrass Artists.

Locklin first released the song in 78-disc Star 1360 in September 1949, but it didn't hit the charts.[1] Then again re-released it in In December 1957 on RCA Victor 47-7127 single and peaked at #5 and crossed over to the pop charts.[1]

Various country artists including Dolly Parton, Roy Rogers, Dwight Yoakam have also done cover versions of the song.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Hank Locklin[edit]

Chart (1958) Peak
position
US Billboard Country and Western Singles 5
US Billboard Top 100 Singles 77
Dutch Singles Charts 4

Linda and her String Melody[edit]

Chart (1959) Peak
position
Dutch Singles Charts 4

The Browns[edit]

Chart (1960) Peak
position
US Billboard Country and Western Singles 23
US Billboard Top 100 Singles 56

Johnny Tillotson[edit]

Chart (1961) Peak
position
US Billboard Top 100 Singles 17
US Billboard Country and Western Singles 11
US Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles 5
Norway VG-Lista Charts 3
U.K. Singles Charts 21
Irish Singles Charts 7
Sweden Kvällstoppen Charts 17

Dean Martin[edit]

Chart (1965) Peak
position
US Billboard Top 100 Singles 22
US Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles 5
Canada RPM Top Tracks 16

The Whites[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
position
US Billboard Country and Western Singles 66

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hank Locklin
  2. ^ "Hank Locklin". www.telegraph.co.uk. Telegraph. 9 March 2009. Retrieved 24 October 2014.