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For other uses, see Dreamboat (disambiguation).
Single by Alma Cogan
B-side "Irish Mambo"
Released 1955 (1955)
Writer(s) Jack Hoffman
Producer(s) Walter Ridley
Alma Cogan singles chronology
"Tika Tika Tok"
"Where Will The Dimple Be?"

"Dreamboat" is a popular music song, the words and music to which were written by Jack Hoffman,[1] (sometimes incorrectly attributed to Al Hoffman).[2]

A version produced by Walter Ridley, and performed by Alma Cogan, reached number 1 in the UK Singles Chart in 1955 for two weeks, and is one of Cogan's best known hits.[3]


  1. ^ "DREAMBOAT, ACE Title Search". Ascap.com. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  2. ^ Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 20. ISBN 0-85112-250-7. 
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 113. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
Preceded by
"Unchained Melody" by Jimmy Young
UK Singles Chart Number 1 single
Alma Cogan

15 July 1955 for 2 weeks
Succeeded by
"Rose Marie" by Slim Whitman