Coffee Break: Dreams, I have dreams

Brandi Carlile at Hinterland
Brandi Carlile at Hinterland (Paige Kleckner / Courtesy Hinterland)

We have THREE dream-related history items for you this morning:

1. Today in 1963, Civil Rights marchers gathered in Washington, D.C., and heard Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his famous "I Have A Dream" speech.

2. Today in 1993, Billy Joel started a three-week run at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart with River Of Dreams.

3. Today in 2005, Green Day cleaned up at the MTV Awards, winning seven awards including Video of the Year for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" and the Viewer's Choice Award.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention dreams?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
The Cactus Blossoms - You're Dreaming
The Posies - Dream All Day
Blondie - Dreaming
Mama Cass - Dream a Little Dream of Me
Brandi Carlile - Dreams
The Cranberries - Dreams
Green Day - Boulevard of Broken Dreams


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