Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)
|"Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)"|
|Single by Glen Campbell|
|from the album The Last Time I Saw Her|
|B-side||"Here and Now"|
|Released||March 1, 1971|
|Glen Campbell singles chronology|
"Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)" is a song written by Cindy Walker which was first recorded and released by Roy Orbison as a single in 1962. It was a big international hit for Orbison, where it reached number 2 in both the Australian and the U.K. singles charts and number 4 in the U.S. Billboard. It was also a top ten hit in Canada and Norway.
It has been covered many times, including by American country music artist Glen Campbell who released it in March 1971 as the lead single from his album The Last Time I Saw Her. The song peaked at number 7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. It also reached number 4 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada. It was covered by Jerry Lee Lewis in 1967 and also by Waylon Jennings.
The Beatles performed the song in front of a live studio audience on 7 March 1962 for the BBC radio programme Teenager's Turn, which was broadcast the following day. This was the Beatles' first ever BBC radio session. It has never been officially issued.
|US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)||4|
|Australian Kent Music Chart||2|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||8|
|U.K. Singles Chart||2|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||7|
|US Billboard Hot 100||31|
|U.S. Billboard Easy Listening||2|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||4|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||20|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary||6|
|UK Singles Chart||39|
Lacy J. Dalton
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||9|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||10|
- "Glen Campbell singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 25 March 2011.
- "Lacy J. Dalton singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 November 2011.
- "Roy Orbison – Chart history" Billboard Pop Songs for Roy Orbison.
- "Glen Campbell – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Glen Campbell.
- "Glen Campbell – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Glen Campbell.
- "Lacy J. Dalton – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Lacy J. Dalton.
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