Dream On (album)

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Dream On
Studio album by
Released1982
Studio
Genre
Length46:24
LabelEpic
ProducerGeorge Duke
George Duke chronology
A Brazilian Love Affair
(1979)
Dream On
(1982)
Guardian of the Light
(1983)
Singles from Dream On
  1. "Shine On"
    Released: 1982
  2. "Ride on Love"
    Released: 1982
  3. "I Will Always Be Your Friend"
    Released: 1982
  4. "Dream On"
    Released: 1982
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Dream On is the sixteenth studio album by American keyboardist and record producer George Duke. It was released in 1982 through Epic Records. Recording sessions for the album took place at Le Gonks West Studio in West Hollywood, California, except for horns on "Positive Energy" and strings, which were recorded at Westlake Recording Studios and A&M Studios respectively. It was mastered by Brian Gardner at Allen Zentz Mastering in Hollywood.

The album peaked at #48 on the Billboard 200 and at #17 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in the United States. It spawned four singles: "Shine On", "Ride On Love", "I Will Always Be Your Friend" and "Dream On". Its lead single, "Shine On", peaked at #41 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Duke's third charted single after "Reach for It" (#54) from 1977 Reach for It and "Sweet Baby" (#19) from 1981 The Clarke/Duke Project. "Ride on Love" was a minor success, peaking at #83 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. "I Will Always Be Your Friend" and "Dream On" weren't charted.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Shine On"George Duke5:12
2."You"George Duke4:37
3."Dream On"4:01
4."I Will Always Be Your Friend"George Duke3:27
5."Framed"George Duke3:18
6."Ride on Love"George Duke5:25
7."Son of Reach for It"4:25
8."Someday"George Duke3:51
9."Positive Energy"George Duke3:33
10."Let Your Love Shine"George Duke4:27
Total length:48:11

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[2] 48
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[3] 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Dream On – George Duke". AllMusic. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "George Duke Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "George Duke Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 28, 2018.

External links[edit]

George Duke – Dream On at Discogs (list of releases)