Just A Dream (1958)
Jimmy Clanton

Written by Jimmy Clanton and His Rockets

Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Jimmy Clanton formed his first band,
the Dixie Cats, in 1956 while he was attending Baton Rouge High School.
While still in high school, he joined forces with rival band leader
and pianist Dick Holler to form The Rockets. The band regularly
performed at local clubs and on "Teen Town Rally," a local radio show.
The group received a recording contract with Ace Records in 1957.
In the summer of 1958, Clanton wrote the song "Just A Dream" which
the band recorded. It became a big hit, reaching the number four spot
on The Billboard Charts. That same year, Clanton performed on
Dick Clark's American Bandstand, and by Christmas, "Just A Dream"
had sold over a million copies.

Thank You Janie for this beautiful gift


Just A Dream (1958)
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