Guest Author - Parthena Black
For centuries, dreamy songs have been written about love and life. This is an ongoing list. Feel free to write in and I'll be glad to add your favorites!
All I Have to Do is Dream - Everly Brothers
I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night) - The Electric Prunes
"Dreaming" by Vanessa Williams (a lovely song)
California Dreaming - Mammas and Poppas
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Dream - Bob Dylan
Dream Weaver - Gary Wright
Dreaming - Deep Purple
I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair - Ringtones
I'll Take you Dreaming - Danny Kaye
Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream - Ed McCurdy
I'll See You In My Dreams - Louis Armstrong, also sung by Frank Sinatra
Never Had a Dream come True - Stevie Wonder
Talkin' In Your Sleep - The Romantics
The Dream Song - Joan Baez
Under the Table and Dreaming - Dave Matthews Band
What a Dream - Patty Page
"Dream a Little Dream of Me" by The Mamas and The Papas
Dreams - Stevie Nicks with Fleetwood Mac
Dream On - Aerosmith
I'll See You In My Dreams - Giant
These Dreams - Ann Wilson with Heart
In My Dream - Patti Austin
Dreamin' (Of You) - Selena
Dream Lover - Mariah Carey
One Dream - Dream Academy
Dream Flight - Lisa Thiel
Dream Girl - The Dave Matthews Band
Other honorable mentions go to:
For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkle
"What a dream I had, dressed in organdy ..."
Rhiannon - Stevie Nicks with Fleetwood Mac
"Dream on, Silly Dreamer....Try hard, you can't leave her."
Dragon Days - Alicia Keys
"In an act of desperation, I get lost in my dreams."
Sad But True - Metallica
"I'm your dream, make you real......I'm your dream, mind astray......
I'm your dream, I'm your eyes, I'm your pain......
You know it's sad but true."
Vox - Sarah McLachlan
"In the desert of my dreams I saw you standing there"
Magic Man - Heart
"...I could not run away, it seemed we'd seen each other in a dream."
Better Man - Pearl Jam
"She dreams in color, she dreams in red."
A Summer Song--Chad and Jeremy
Irene, Good Night, Woody Guthrie
And this one gets my vote for most beautiful and poetic:
Awake - Jim Morrison
Shake dreams from your hair
My pretty child, my sweet one.
Choose the day and choose the sign of your day
The day's divinity
First thing you see.
This article was originally written by previous editor Lisa Shea. Subsequent editor Parthena Black has added to the article with her permission. This is an ongoing list, so if you have a favorite you'd like to see added, please contact the editor.