The wonderful song we are going to talk about today is Dream a Little Dream of Me, by The Mamas & The Papas.
This funny-named group was an American folk rock vocal group from Los Angeles.
They recorded and performed wonderful songs between 1965 and 1968.
They were a defining force in the music scene of the counterculture of the 1960s.
Dream a Little Dream of Me is one of their famous songs, released in 1931. The song was written by Gus Kahn and produced by Lou Adler.
The free Dream a Little Dream of Me piano sheet music has a length of 3:14 minutes and was released by Dunhill label.
The song belongs to the pop music genre and is part of The Mamas and The Papas’ self-titled album, from 1968.
The song was first recorded in February 1931 by Ozzie Nelson and it has seen more than 60 other versions recorded, with the highest chart rating by The Mamas and The Papas.
Their version reached number 11 when released, number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 13 in Ireland, and number 8 in South Africa.
Other versions worth mentioning are the ones by Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, or Dean Martin.
It is one of the most covered songs in the music world.
The interesting fact about the free Dream a Little Dream of Me piano sheets is that Mama Cass did her own whistling in the song, which is heard before the song fades.
The introduction is a spoken one from an engineer, mentioning a drink and then concluding with the words:
And now, to sing a lovely ballad, here is Mama Cass
The good news is that now we have Dream a Little Dream of Me available on our website, where you can find all the resources to try playing it on your piano at home.