Dream Baby chords and lyrics

by Roy Orbison

  • Dream Baby was written by Cindy Walker - American songwriter, country music singer and dancer.
  • Recorded by Roy Orbison: 1962
  • Released: 1962 (single)
  • Covers by other artists: Glen Campbell, Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon Jennings, Lacy J. Dalton.
  • Music: Key of F Major 2/2 time at ~ 76 bpm
  • Chords: F, C7

Dream Baby by Roy Orbison

Count:        1&  2&     1&   2   &
Intro: 2/2 || /C  /C  | /Bb  /G  /G  ||    F    |    F    ||
                                           
          C7  
Chorus: Sweet dream ba-by___ Sweet dream ba-by
          F                  C7                F
        Sweet dream ba-by___ How long must I dream


 C7  
1. Dream ba-by got me dream-in' sweet dreams__ The whole day through

   Dream ba-by got me dreamin' sweet dreams__ Night time too
  F  
   I love you and I'm dreamin' of you__ That won't do
 C7                                                                    F
   Dream baby, you can stop my dreamin'__ You can make my dreams come true


          C7  
Chorus: Sweet dream ba-by___ Sweet dream ba-by
          F                  C7                F
        Sweet dream ba-by___ How long must I dream


 C7  
1. Dream ba-by got me dream-in' sweet dreams__ The whole day through

   Dream ba-by got me dreamin' sweet dreams__ Night time too
  F  
   I love you and I'm dreamin' of you__ That won't do
 C7                                                                    F
   Dream baby, you can stop my dreamin'__ You can make my dreams come true


          C7  
Chorus: Sweet dream ba-by___ Sweet dream ba-by
          F                  C7                F
        Sweet dream ba-by___ How long must I dream


          C7  
Chorus: Sweet dream ba-by___ Sweet dream ba-by
          F                  C7                F
        Sweet dream ba-by___ How long must I dream...

F Major

Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note

Right Handed Charts:

Left Handed Charts:

Roy Orbison
  • Born: Roy Kelton Orbison on April 23, 1936 in Vernon, Texas, U.S.
  • Died: December 6, 1988 (aged 52) in Hendersonville, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Occupation: singer-songwrite, musician
  • Instruments: vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Music Styles: Rock and roll, rock, rockabilly, country, pop
  • Active Years: 1953-1988
  • Past Associations: Traveling Wilburys, Teen Kings, The Wink Westerners, Class of '55, Jimmy Buffett, KD Lang, Bruce Springsteen, Emmylou Harris

Roy Orbison

royorbison.com

Back to 60's Music

Contact Me


 RSS Icon