Dream a Little Dream of Me was written in 1931 by Fabian Andre and Wilbur Schwandt with lyrics by Gus Kahn.
Ozzie Nelson first recorded the song in February 1931. Two days later Wayne King and his orchestra recoded the song. The song became a popular standard of the time.
Doris Day released the song in 1958 on her album Day by Night.
Others to record the song include The Mamas & the Papas, Anne Murray, Michael Buble, Louis Armstrong, Dean Martin, Dinah Shore, Ella Fitzgerald, and Henry Mancini.