Day Dream

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This article is about the 1941 song. For the mental activity, see Daydream. For other uses, see Daydream (disambiguation).

"Day Dream" is a 1941[1] song (see 1941 in music) composed by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, with lyrics by John La Touche.

Saxophonist Johnny Hodges first recorded this tune with Strayhorn on piano in 1941.[1]

Notable recordings[edit]

By Duke Ellington[edit]

By others[edit]


  1. ^ a b Day Dream, retrieved August 27, 2010
  2. ^ The Peaceful Side at AllMusic, retrieved August 27, 2010