How Can We Hang On to a Dream? is a song composed and recorded by Tim Hardin.

A cover version with a choral arrangement by Duncan Browne was recorded by The Nice, as "Hang On to a Dream," on their third album, Nice and Nazareth on Snakes 'N' Ladders (1989). A closer cover version was performed by Fleetwood Mac on a 1968 BBC recording, released on Live at the BBC in 2001. Emerson, Lake & Palmer covered it on The Return of the ManticoreThe Lemonheads released a cover of the track as a bonus addition to online editions of their 2009 covers album Varshons. Life Of Riley - The Lightening Seeds Collection, includes a cover version of the song.