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California Dreamin'

Features of This Track

acoustic rock instrumentation
folk influences
heavy use of vocal harmonies
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
interweaving vocal harmony
acoustic sonority
minor key tonality
a lyric-centric aesthetic
melodic songwriting
paired vocal harmony
a prominent flute part
acoustic rhythm guitars
subtle use of acoustic piano
narrative lyrics
emphasis on instrumental arranging

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written in the winter of 65, in NYC, cold and windy in Greenwich Village.
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no comment necessary, is there?
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Love this song!!
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And because of this song ...
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I say about 10,858,325 people have came to California since this song has been made :)
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Yup happy memories before
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Awesome song!! Love it!!
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& td on 175
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Love this song !!!! ✌️
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& td on 188
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Mama cats hell of a singer RIP
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Tempo 112; 4.5 stars; tu on 112
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sandymcleod1 7
AWESOME SONG
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One of the best developed harmonies and chord progressions ! LOVE this song!
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This song brings sad, yet happy memories ...
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Love this song!
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Thai street food in grand central market, 317 s. Broadway Los Angeles , California 90013 - @stickyriceg c m eatstickyric e . c o m
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Take me to church
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The leaves were long gone and the skies were indeed gray when this came out.
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Rich melody, exceptional harmony. What's not to love
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kelleher989
8th Grade Choir!
OMG THAT was 42 years ago! Good Lord I'm old!
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Reminds me of Illusions of just being free without being held down by a job and spreading good
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AWESOME SONG
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acorndorr1
Still like this song. Reminds me of riding bus to grade school when driver had radio on and speakers in back of bus. Those were the days.
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Love this song
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When I sing this, it's usually Texas Dreamin...bu t then I'm slightly biased.
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This is their best song I like
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rdistaola
It's winter here & it's cold outside but warm in my heart.
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Sue got the words wrong, made me laugh
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I would like to see if any new musical act match this song.
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This song reminds me of being a kid in the 70's . Listening to my parents albums (vinyl)
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Damn how can someone not like this.? I do we all are different n the same we ALL are alike..
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Nebraskas pretty nice why not nebraska dreaming
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Mahmuh ? Pahpuh ...
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Want to dream ? Just try buying a dream catcher and see what happens
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Papuh ? Mahmuh ?
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Love it!!!!
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Want to be amazed ? Ok, then watch you tube video ( Wizard of oz/ pink Floyds dark side of the moon ) if listening to music while watching movie in synchronicit y you'll be surprised to see how a scene ends and song does too- like when the woman on bike , we'll watch for urself , there's lots of that in video
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Been waiting long to hear this on pandora
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Aww damnit this was my grandfather' s favorite song by them :'(
I used to love listening to this song while growing up, man our grandparents had great music :^)
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Jake
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I luv meh California, palm trees, 80 degree weather ah nothing like basking in the sun
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@suekalousit i a n they weren't the best they never were!!!!!!! They ARE THE BEST!
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Sweet:)
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I'm California dreamin '
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Flfspordhlla l g s d s
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Frieetdaswg
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Love the song! Has a depressing vibe to it, though.
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