All I Have To Do Is Dream chords

by The Everly Brothers

  • All I Have To Do Is Dream was written by Boudleaux Bryant, an American pop and country music songwriter born in Shellman, Georgia - 1920.
  • The song was recorded by The Everly Brothers on March 6, 1958 ft. Chet Atkins on guitar, and released as a single in April, 1958.
  • Music: E Major in 4/4 time at ~ 104 bpm
  • Chords in E Major: E, E7, C#m, G#m, A, B, B7, F#m, F#7
  • Easier in D Major with less barre chords.
  • Chords in D Major: D, D7, Bm, F#m, G, A, A7, Em, E7
  • I have included an F#m that will be easier for beginners... all charts below.

All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers

Capo on 2nd fret if playing with the video

Song Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
                 D
Intro: 4/4   |       | 

         D             Bm     G           A
Chorus:  Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam    Dream Dream Dream
         D             Bm     G           A  
         Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam    Dream Dream Dream

        D      Bm     G       A
1. When I want you      In my arms
        D      Bm     G              A
   When I want you     And all your charms
        D       Bm          G             A
   When-e-ver I want you    All I have to do is
   D             Bm     G           A
   Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam    Dream Dream Dream 

        D      Bm      G        A
2. When I feel blue      In the night
       D      Bm     G            A
   And I need you___   To hold me tight
        D       Bm          G             A
   When-e-ver I want you    All I have to do is
   D             G      D        D7
   Drea-ea-ea-ea-ea-ea-|eam  -      |

        G                      F#m
Bridge: I can make you mine    Taste your lips of wine
        Em         A            D      D7
        An-y time    Night or | day -     |
        G                 F#m
        On-ly troub-le is    Gee wiz
            E7                      A      A7
        I'm dream-in' my li-ife a-| way -      |

     D        Bm     G              A
3. I need you so       That I could die
     D        Bm     G             A
   I love you so       And that is why
        D       Bm          G             A
   When-ev-er I want you    All I have to do is
   D             Bm     G           A
   Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam    Dream Dream Dream
   D             G      D        D7
   Drea-ea-ea-ea-ea-ea-|eam  -      |

        G                      F#m
Bridge: I can make you mine    Taste your lips of wine
        Em         A            D    D7
        An-y time    Night or |day -    |
        G                 F#m
        On-ly troub-le is    Gee wiz
            E7                     A       A7
        I'm dream-in' my li-ife a-|way  -     |

     D        Bm     G              A
4. I need you so       That I could die
     D        Bm     G             A
   I love you so       And that is why
        D       Bm          G             A
   When-ev-er I want you    All I have to do is

         D             Bm     G           A 
Chorus:  Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam    Dream Dream Dream
         D             Bm     G           A
         Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam    Dream Dream Dream...

🗝 D Major

Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note

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