Dream A Little Dream ʻUkulele Chords by Mamas And The Papas

Here’s a tune by the Mamas and the Papas to strum along with. Dream a Little Dream of Me is one of those brilliantly written songs that seems to pull fresh chord patterns out of thin air

It’s in the key of C, just like the recording, so you can play and sing along.

This song has some bizarre chords so you might want to check out the ʻukulele chords I’ve diagramed just for such purposes.

Dream-A-Little-DreamDream a Little Dream of Me
By The Mamas and the Papas
The Papas And The Mamas
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Verse 1:
C     B7            Adim   G7
Stars shining bright above you
C     B7              A7
Night breezes seem to whisper "I love you"
F                    Fm
Birds singing in the sycamore tree
C             G+        G7
Dream a little dream of me.

Verse 2:
C       B7            Adim   G7
Say "Nightie-night" and kiss me
C    B7                A7
Just hold me tight and tell me you'll miss me
F                   Fm
While I'm alone and blue as can be
C              G+     C 
Dream a little dream of me.

A     F#m        E7                 A     F#m          E7
Stars fading but I linger on, dear, still craving your kiss
A    F#m       E7                      A    F#m    G#  G7
I'm longing to linger till dawn, dear, just saying this

Verse 3:
C     B7              Adim      G7
Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you
C     B7                    A7
Sweet dreams that leave all worries far behind you
F                  Fm
But in your dreams whatever they be
C              G+       C
Dream a little dream of me.

Solo (Verse Chords)


Verse 3>

C B7 Adim G7 (repeat and fade)

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