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Some ‘Dream’-y songs for pondering the plot twists of ‘Inception’

Here are lots of “Dream” songs to keep you company while you try to sort out the blockbuster movie’s multilayered levels.

After immersing yourself in Leonardo DiCaprio’s recent blockbuster film “Inception,” you probably need some time to figure out the intricacies of the plot’s elaborate dreamscape. I know I did.

Here are lots of “Dream” songs to keep you company while you try to sort out the movie’s multilayered levels.

We’ll start with two of the all-time greatest voices:

• Patsy Cline’s “Sweet Dreams (Of You)”

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• Roy Orbison with three great songs: “Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)” and two featured in movies “In Dreams” (“Blue Velvet”) and “Dream (When You’re Feeling Blue)” (“You’ve Got Mail”)

And here are a couple more movie “Dreams”:

“Pieces of Dreams,” a Michel Legrand song from the like-titled movie, performed here by Johnny Mathis

“(All I Do the Whole Night Through Is) Dream of You,” from “Singin’ in the Rain”

Then a pair of songs by two legendary singers:

• Elvis, with “Follow That Dream” and “If I Can Dream”

• Pete Seeger, with “Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream” and the labor song “Joe Hill”: “I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night, alive as you and me …”

And two TV shows:

“Dream Along With Me (I’m On My Way to a Star),” the theme song of “Perry Como’s Kraft Music Hall” 

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“Making Our Dreams Come True,” the theme song from “Laverne and Shirley”  

And two very different songs with the same name:

• Aerosmith’s “Dream On”

• The Righteous Brothers’ “Dream On”

And then we’ll wrap up with a wide array of other musical “Dreams” — in alphabetical order:

“A Wonderful Dream” by the Majors

“All I Have to Do Is Dream” by the  Everly Brothers

“California Dreamin’ ” by the Mamas and Papas

“Daydream” by the Lovin’ Spoonful

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“Daydream Believer” by the  Monkees

“Dream a Little Dream of Me” by Mama Cass

“Dream Lover” by  Bobby Darin

“Dream On Little Dreamer” by Perry Como

• “Dreamboat Annie” by  Heart

“Dreamer” by Supertramp

“Dreamin’ ” by Johnny Burnette

“Dreaming” by Blondie

“Dreaming” by Cliff Richard

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“Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac

“Dreams of the Everyday Housewife” by Glen Campbell

“Dreamtime” by Hall and Oates

“Dreamy Eyes” by Johnny Tillotson

“I Can Dream About You” by Dan Hartman

“I Dreamed a Dream,” Susan Boyle’s first triumph

“I Had a Dream” by Paul Revere and the Raiders

“I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night” by the Electric Prunes

“I Have a Dream” by Abba

“Just a Dream” by Jimmy Clanton

“Sad Sweet Dreamer” by Sweet Sensation 

“Sweet Dreams Are Made of This” by the Eurythmics

“The Dreamer” by Neil Sedaka

“The Impossible Dream” by Andy Williams

“You Make My Dreams” by Hall and Oates

“Your Wildest Dreams” by the Moody Blues