Daydream (The Lovin' Spoonful song)

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Single by The Lovin' Spoonful
from the album Daydream
B-side "Night Owl Blues"
Released February 19, 1966
Genre Folk rock
Length 2:18
Label Kama Sutra 208
Writer(s) John Sebastian
Producer(s) Erik Jacobsen
The Lovin' Spoonful singles chronology
"You Didn't Have to Be So Nice"
"Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?"

"Daydream" is a popular song written by John Sebastian, published in 1966. The song was originally recorded that year by Sebastian's group The Lovin' Spoonful and released on their album of the same title.

The song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100[1] and also #2 on the UK singles chart. The song originated with Sebastian's attempt to rewrite The Supremes' "Baby Love".[2]

Recorded versions[edit]

Following the 1966 Lovin' Spoonful recording, "Daydream" has been rerecorded by such artists as:[3]