Deep In A Dream (spoken lyric)
A rather unusual clip of Chet Baker
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Chet Baker breathed music, whether playing trumpet, singing, or living his life offstage.
Late in his career, Baker was captured in this brief clip reciting the lyrics to “Deep In A Dream,” a swing era song that has music by Jimmy Van Heusen and lyrics from Eddie DeLange.
The tune was a standard in the 1940s but was somewhat obscure by the time Chet Baker gave it some of his verbal magic.
– Scott Yanow