Dream Walkin' (song)

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"Dream Walkin'"
Dream Walkin' single.jpg
Single by Toby Keith
from the album Dream Walkin'
B-side "Strangers Again"
Released January 26, 1998
Format CD single, 7"
Recorded 1997
Genre Country
Length 3:56
Label Mercury Nashville 574950
Songwriter(s) Toby Keith
Chuck Cannon
Producer(s) James Stroud
Toby Keith
Toby Keith singles chronology
"I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying"
"Dream Walkin'"
"Double Wide Paradise"
"I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying"
"Dream Walkin'"
"Double Wide Paradise"

"Dream Walkin'" is a song co-written and performed by American country music artist Toby Keith. It was released in January 1998 as the third and last single from his album of the same name. It peaked at number 5 in the United States, and number 3 in Canada. Keith wrote the song with Chuck Cannon.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that it "boasts a strong melody boasted by tasty guitar licks." She goes on to call the lyrics "very visual" and say that Keith "delivers a winning performance with his full-throated country baritone exploring every lyrical nuance."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Salomon.

Chart positions[edit]

"Dream Walkin'" debuted at number 75 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the week of January 31, 1998.

Chart (1998) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 5

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 59
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 46


  1. ^ Billboard, February 21, 1998
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3549." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 11, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  3. ^ "Toby Keith – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Toby Keith.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.