"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 and also #2 on the UK singles chart. The song originated with Sebastian's attempt to rewrite The Supremes' "Baby Love".
Following the 1966 Lovin' Spoonful recording, "Daydream" has been rerecorded by such artists as:
- Chet Atkins, on his 1988 album, C.G.P.
- Otto Brandenburg (in Danish, under the title "Dagdrøm") (1966)
- David Cassidy, Bell catalog number #45-386, released July 5, 1973, with the flip side "Can't Go Home Again"
- Bobby Darin, on his December 1966 album If I Were a Carpenter
- Dino, Desi, & Billy, on their May 1966 album Memories Are Made of This
- Art Garfunkel, on his June 1997 album Daydream - Songs from a Parent to a Child
- Vince Gill and Kermit the Frog for the 1994 album Kermit Unpigged. This version peaked at number 65 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys, on their 1966 album Hits Again
- Lars Lilholt Band (November 24, 2008) (in Danish, under the title "Dagdrømmerdreng")
- The Guess Who performed this song on CBC Winnipeg's radio show "The Swingers" in 1967.
- The Mar-Keys (1969)
- Maria Muldaur (1989)
- Ricky Nelson, on his album Another Side of Rick, released November 13, 1967
- Right Said Fred (1992)
- Lewis Ross, on his 1996 album of the same name
- The Sandpipers, on their 1967 album Misty Roses
- Bud Shank (1967)
- Sheila (in French, under the title "Le rêve") (June 1966)
- The Sweet, on their album Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be, released in 1971
- Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings (2000)
- Candye Kane, on her album White Trash Girl, released in November 1971
- Doris Day - My Heart (2011)
- Terry Holley, on his 2010 album Acoustic Covers
- Dylan McDonald, in the film Adventures In Appletown (2008)