"Island of Dreams" is a song, written by Tom Springfield, and released by The Springfields in 1962. The song spent 26 weeks on the UK's Record Retailer chart, peaking at No. 5,[1] while reaching No. 2 in Ireland,[2] No. 2 in Israel,[3] and No. 7 on New Zealand's "Lever Hit Parade".[4] The song was a regional hit in the United States, reaching No. 14 on WLS's "Silver Dollar Survey" in Chicago,[5] but nationally the song only reached No. 129 on Billboard's "Bubbling Under the Hot 100".[6]

Quick facts: "Island of Dreams", Single by The Springfield...
"Island of Dreams"
Single by The Springfields
from the album The Springfields
B-side"The Johnson Boys"
Released1962
GenreContemporary folk
Length2:35
LabelPhilips
Songwriter(s)Tom Springfield
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"Island of Dreams" has been covered by a number of artists, including Johnny Tillotson,[7] Mary Hopkin & Sundance,[8] and The Seekers.[9]

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