"With My Eyes Wide Open, I'm Dreaming"
is a popular song
It was written by Harry Revel (musicwriter) and Mack Gordon (lyricist), and published in 1934.
The song was introduced by Jack Oakie and Dorothy Dell in the movie Shoot the Works. It was also sung by Dean Martin in the 1952 The Stooge.
The first versions to make the charts were in 1934 when Leo Reisman's version reached #3 and Isham Jones's version reached #11. It was later popularized by Patti Page in 1950 and revived by her in 1959.
The 1950 Page recording was issued by Mercury Records as catalog number 5344, and first reached the Billboard chart on January 7, 1950, lasting 12 weeks and peaking at #11.
The 1959 Page recording was issued by Mercury Records as catalog number 71469, and first reached the Billboard chart on June 21, 1959, lasting 7 weeks and peaking at #59.
- Mandy Barnett (1999)
- Pat Boone (1965)
- Al Bowlly with Lew Stone and his Band (recorded August 1, 1934, released by UK Decca Records as catalog number F-5152)
- Russ Case and his orchestra (released by MGM Records as catalog number 10644B, with the flip side "Symphony of Spring)
- Natalie Cole (1999)
- Ray Conniff (1964)
- Dolores Gray (1950)
- The Ink Spots
- Isham Jones and his Orchestra (vocal: Joe Martin) (recorded May 10, 1934, released by Victor Records as catalog number 24643, with the flip side "Do I Love You?)
- Gene Kardos and his orchestra (recorded May 15, 1934, released by Vocalion Records as catalog number 2722, with the flip side "All I Do Is Dream of You)
- Greta Keller (recorded June 2, 1934)
- Dean Martin (recorded November 20, 1952, released January 12, 1953 on album Dean Martin Sings)
- Will Osborne and his orchestra (recorded May 17, 1934, released by Banner Records as catalog number 33075 and released by Melotone Records as catalog number 13039, also [the same or another recording] released by Romeo Records as catalog number 2283, all with the flip side "Do I Love You?")
- Patti Page (recorded on December 3, 1949, released by Mercury Records as catalog number 5344, with the flip side "Oklahoma Blues", redone in 1959)
- Leo Reisman and his Orchestra (vocal: George Bueler) (1934)