In Dreams (Roy Orbison album)

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In Dreams
In Dreams - Roy Orbison.jpg
Studio album by Roy Orbison
Released July 1963
Genre Rock
Length 28:12
Label Monument (MLP 8003)
Producer Fred Foster
Roy Orbison chronology
Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits
In Dreams
More of Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits
Singles from In Dreams
  1. "In Dreams"
    Released: February 1963
  2. "Blue Bayou"
    Released: August 1, 1963
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Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

In Dreams is a Roy Orbison LP record from Monument Records recorded at its studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee, and released in 1963.

This was Orbison's fourth album on the Monument label, named after the hit 45rpm single.

In 2004 Rolling Stone named the title song number 319 on their 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Track listing[edit]

Side One
  1. "In Dreams" (Orbison)
  2. "Lonely Wine" (Roy Wells)
  3. "Shahdaroba" (Cindy Walker)
  4. "No One Will Ever Know" (Mel Foree, Fred Rose)
  5. "Sunset" (Orbison, Joe Melson)
  6. "House Without Windows" (Fred Tobias, Lee Pockriss)
Side Two
  1. "Dream" (Johnny Mercer)
  2. "Blue Bayou" (Orbison, Joe Melson)
  3. "(They Call You) Gigolette" (Orbison, Joe Melson)
  4. "All I Have to Do Is Dream" (Boudleaux Bryant)
  5. "Beautiful Dreamer" (Stephen Foster; arranged by Franz Conde)
  6. "My Prayer" (Jimmy Kennedy, Georges Boulanger)

The CD re-issue adds "Falling", "Distant Drums", "Mean Woman Blues" and "Pretty Paper" and is renamed The Best of Roy Orbison In Dreams.