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CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’
(John and Michelle Phillips; also arr. Nick Prater)

(Recorded by ‘The Mamas and the Papas’ (1966))

All the leaves are brown
            all the leaves are brown
And the sky is grey 
            and the sky is grey
I went for a walk 
            I went for a walk
On a winter's day 
            on a winter's day
I’d be safe and warm 
            I’d be safe and warm
If I was in L.A. 
            if I was in L.A.
California dreamin' 
            California dreamin'
On such a winter's day.

I stepped into a church                    (doo doo doo doo doo)
            stepped into a church
I passed along the way                     (wah wah wah wah way)
            passed along the way
Well, I got down on my knees 
            got down on my knees
And I pretend to pray
            I pretend to pray
You know the preacher likes the cold 
            preacher likes the cold
He knows I'm gonna stay
            knows I'm gonna stay
California dreamin' 
            California dreamin'
On such a winter's day

All the leaves are brown 
            all the leaves are brown
And the sky is grey 
            and the sky is grey
I went for a walk 
            I went for a walk
On a winter's day
            on a winter's day
If I didn't tell her 
            if I didn't tell her
I could leave today
            I could leave today
California dreamin' 
            California dreamin'
On such a winter's day

California dreamin' On such a winter's day
California dreamin' On such a winter's day

 

[NB.  Each part has been recorded by Emily for learning purposes - click on the mp3 attachments below to play]

Attachments:
Download this file (California Dreamin.doc)California Dreaming - lyrics[California Dreaming]30 kB
Download this file (California Dreaming - all parts.mp3)California Dreaming - Emily Roblyn - all parts[California Dreaming - Emily Roblyn - all parts]2935 kB
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Download this file (California Dreaming_Wild Harmony_18-3-2016.mp3)California Dreaming[California Dreaming - Wild Harmony in rehearsal with Emily Roblyn on 18 March 2016]1943 kB
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