The song's lyrics convey a request to "Mr. The pronoun used to refer to the desired dream is often changed depending on the sex of the singer or group performing the song, as the original sheet music publication, which includes male and female versions of the lyrics, intended.
Vaughn Monroe with Orchestra was the first to record the song in In Decemberthe song reached No. The song also reached No. The Chordettes ' recording of the song was released on the Cadence Records label. Cadence's founder, Archie Bleyerwas the orchestra conductor on the recording and provided a rhythmic beat on the recording, using his knees.
Liberace 's name is mentioned for his "wavy hair",  and a glissando a flourish common in his music immediately follows. Pagliacci is mentioned for The Four Aces - Mister Sandman (Shellac) a lonely heart,  which is a reference to the opera Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo.
In the United States, the Chordettes' single reached No. The Four Aces' version was notably featured in the movie Back to the Futurewhen Marty first realizes he is in In January Emmylou HarrisDolly Partonand Game 4 Sale - Daz Dillinger & JT The Bigga Figga - Long Beach To Fillmoe: Collectors Edition: The Hu Ronstadt recorded a version of the song for a planned trio album which was ultimately scrapped.
The three would eventually reunite and release the first of two Trio albums nearly a decade later in Harris included the trio recording of "Mr. Sandman" the The Four Aces - Mister Sandman (Shellac) on her album Shakin Stevens - Love Attack though with the stipulation that it not be released as a Boredom - Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale given that Parton and Ronstadt both were affiliated with other record labels.
However, when Harris later changed her mind and wanted to put the song out as a single, she rerecorded it, singing all three parts herself,  and releasing it inunder the title "Mister Sandman". The single reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart, and number 37 on the Billboard Hotmaking it Harris' only single to reach the top 40 on that chart. Buddy Morrow and His Orchestra released a version inwhich reached No.
In Januarya version by Max Bygraves reached No. The Fleetwoods released a version inas a single and on the album Before and After.
Tommy O'Day released a version inwhich reached No. Bette Midler recorded the song for her album It's the Girls! In SYML released a cover,  which was described as "an ominous and brooding song full of dark waves of emotion. Some time later, Ballard also rewrote the lyrics for Christmas use as "Mr. Santa" in which reached No. Amy Grant recorded a version included on the album A Christmas to Remember. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Mr Sandman.
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