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Sunday, April 4, 2010

All I Do Is Dream of You

By Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed
1934

Originally written for the motion picture Sadie McKee, this wistful song of unconditional love was a huge hit of the 1930s. The first recording was done by the Hotel Great Northern Orchestra, after which it immediately became a popular standard. Chico Marx famously performed it on the piano in A Night at the Opera.

Lyrics:

All I do the whole night through
Is dream of you.
And with the dawn, I still go on,
Dreamin' of you.

You're every thought,
You're everything,
You're every song I ever sing.
Summer, winter, autumn and spring.

And were there more
Than twenty-four hours a day,
They'd be spent in sweet content,
Dreamin' away.

When skies are gray,
Skies are blue,
Morning, noon and nighttime too.
All I do the whole day through,
Is dream of you...

Recorded By:

Patti Page
Johnny Ray
Perry Como
Ella Fitzgerald
Dean Martin

2 comments:

Free music said...

Thanks for sharing the lyrics...

Anonymous said...

Thanks. I didn't know Chico did a version.

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