Darn That Dream
Swingin' The Dream, (1939)
Darn That Dream
Eddie DeLange (w), Jimmy Van Heusen (m)
Swinging The Dream, 1939
REFRAIN 1
Darn that dream I dream each night.
You say you love me and you hold me tight,
But when I awake, you're out of sight.
Oh, darn that dream.
REFRAIN 2
Darn your lips and darn your eyes.
They lift me high above the moonlit skies,
Then I tumble out of paradise.
Oh, darn that dream.
BRIDGE
Darn that one-track mind of mine.
I can't understand that you don't care.
Just to change the mood I'm in
I'd welcome a nice old nightmare.
REFRAIN 3
Darn that dream and bless it too.
Without that dream, I never would have you,
But it haunts me and it won't come true.
Oh, darn that dream.
2010
Jul 28OFAM 2010Swingin' The DreamJaqua
RecordedPerformersLabelCat.#Matrix
Miles DavisCapitol1221
Doris DayColumbia38887HCO4079
Chris Powell 5 Blue FlamesOkeh6875CCO5325
11/08/1939Al Donahue & His OrchestraVocalion526425534
11/22/1939Benny Goodman & His OrchestraColumbia35331WCO26287
11/24/1939Tommy Dorsey & His OrchestraVictor2643344254
12/01/1939Blue Barron & His OrchestraBluebirdB1052545710
12/21/1939Paul Whiteman & His OrchestraDecca2937-A66998
12/28/1939Dinah ShoreBluebirdB1056446039
02/21/1940Erskine Butterfield Blue BoysDecca3043-A67219
YearTitleMediumTypeUsage
1939Swingin' The Dreamstagestage originalintroduced
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