SWEET DREAMS (OF YOU)

Latest update on 15/01/2016

Artist: Don Gibson
Author: Don Gibson
Label: MGM
Year: 1955

Following Faron Young's hit cover, MGM started working on the author's original version. Don, dissapointed, left for RCA.

Covers:

1956:

Faron Young [n°2 C&W, first success for a Don Gibson song]

1956:

Don Gibson [new version]

1963:

Patsy Cline

1963:

Everly Brothers

1966:

Mighty Sam

1966:

Roy Orbison

1966:

Peter & Gordon

1966:

Tommy McLain [bigger hit than Patsy Cline's]

1969:

Jerry Lee Lewis

1972:

Roy Buchanan

1976:

Troy Seals

1976:

Emmylou Harris [n°1 C&W]

1979:

Reba McEntire

1981:

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

1989:

Mick Ronson [as Sweet Dreamer, based on Roy Buchanan's version]

1990:

Chet Atkins & Mark Knopfler

1992:

Go To Blazes [with Tom Heyman]

Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by The Eurythmics ('83) was covered by Marilyn Manson ('95).

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