You Make My Dreams

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"You Make My Dreams"
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Dutch vinyl single
Single by Hall & Oates
from the album Voices
B-side"Gotta Lotta Nerve (Perfect Perfect)"
ReleasedJune 2, 1980
FormatVinyl (7")
Recorded1979
GenrePop rock
Length3:06
LabelRCA Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Daryl Hall
  • John Oates
Hall & Oates singles chronology
"Kiss on My List"
(1980)
"You Make My Dreams"
(1980)
"Private Eyes"
(1981)
Music video
"You Make My Dreams" on YouTube

"You Make My Dreams", sometimes incorrectly referred to as "You Make My Dreams Come True", is a song by the American duo Hall & Oates, taken from their ninth studio album, Voices (1980). The song reached number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1981.[1]

The song was featured in the films The Wedding Singer (1998), Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003), Step Brothers (2008) (500) Days of Summer (2009), Eddie the Eagle (2016), and Ready Player One (2018). In 2012, it appeared in an eHarmony commercial. It appears in a 2017 commercial for Applebee's. The song also appears in Young Sheldon. The song appears in a 2018 commercial for Dick's Sporting Goods, promoting a Father's Day sale[2][3], as well as a 2019 commercial for Google Maps. In addition, the song was used by the Toronto Maple Leafs during their home games in the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons as the team goal song.[4]

The track received 154,000 digital sales between 2008 and 2009 according to Nielsen SoundScan.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Hall & Oates chart history
  2. ^ "Applebee's Tapped Steak & Twisted Potatoes TV Commercial, 'Dreams Come True'". ispot.tv. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  3. ^ "'Dick's Sporting Goods TV Commercial, 'Father's Day Best Price Guarantee'". ispot.tv. Retrieved June 7, 2018..
  4. ^ "'Leafs Offence Putting on a Show'". thestar.com. Retrieved September 30, 2018..
  5. ^ Donahue, Ann (November 3, 2010). "Hall & Oates Embrace Their Hipster Faithful". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  6. ^ "Daryl Hall John Oates Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  7. ^ "Daryl Hall John Oates Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved March 30, 2017.
  8. ^ "CASH BOX Top 100 Singles – Week ending July 18, 1981". Archived from the original on 17 September 2012. Retrieved 2018-03-06.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)Cash Box magazine.
  9. ^ "Hall + Oates". wweb.uta.edu.
  10. ^ "You make my dreams come true". wweb.uta.edu.
  11. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1981/Top 100 Songs of 1981". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-10-25.
  12. ^ "Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles,". Cash Box. December 26, 1981. Archived from the original on September 18, 2012. Retrieved March 6, 2018.

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