Dreamboat

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"Dreamboat"
Single by Alma Cogan
B-side "Irish Mambo"
Released 1955 (1955)
Songwriter(s) Jack Hoffman
Producer(s) Walter Ridley
Alma Cogan singles chronology
"Tika Tika Tok"
(1955)
"Dreamboat"
(1955)
"Where Will The Dimple Be?"
(1955)
"Tika Tika Tok"
(1955)
"Dreamboat"
(1955)
"Where Will The Dimple Be?"
(1955)

"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]

References[edit]

  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