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Dream a Little Dream of Me – The Mamas & the Papas

Difficulty: Easy

Can be played on piccolo

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A really fun song to play that everyone will know in one form or another! "Dream a Little Dream of Me" has taken many forms over the years, appearing in film, TV and it's been covered by many artists.

It's a relatively simple tune, not too fast either, so it's perfect for beginners. And I can confirm it sounds lovely on flute and (phone app) piano :D

Did you know?! On YouTube, you can find versions of this song sung by Michael Buble, Barry Manilow, Blind Guardian, the Glee Cast, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Maclaine, Beautiful South, Louis Armstrong, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Diana Krall and many others!

 

^C        B-^C       B         A-^C    B
Stars shining bright above you

^C           B-^C       B     A  ^C#-^E
Night breezes seem to whisper

^C# Bb A
I love you...

^D   ^C-^D  ^C    A   ^D-^C-G#  ^C
Birds singing in the sycamore tree

G       A   ^C-^D  ^D#  ^D#  ^D
Dream a little dream of me...

 

^C    B-^C      B        A    ^C    B
Say nighty night and kiss me

^C       B   ^C     B     A   ^C#  ^E
Just hold me tight and tell me

^C#   Bb     A
You'll miss me...

^D     ^C  ^D-^C  A    ^D  ^C  G# ^C
While I'm alone and blue as can be

G      A   ^C-^D  ^D#  ^D  ^C
Dream a little dream of me

 

^A   ^F#-^A   ^F#  ^E  ^C#-^E  F#  G#
Stars   fading   but   I   linger   on,   dear

^A   ^F#-^A  ^F#  ^E
Still craving your kiss

^A  ^F#-^A
I'm longing

^F#  ^E-^C#  ^E    F#    G#
To   linger   till   dawn,  dear

^A  ^E-^C#  ^G#-^G
Just saying this...

 

^C             B        ^C        B - A       ^C      B
Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you

^C                B         ^C      B
Sweet dreams that leave

A    ^C#-E   ^C#-Bb   A
All worries behind you

^D ^C   ^D      ^C      A-^D-^C    G#  ^C
But in your dreams whatever they be

G        A  ^C-^D  ^D#-^C   ^D   ^C
Dream a little dream   ~     of   me

G   A  ^C
Ba Ba Ba...

 

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