California Dreaming

Words & Music:

The Mamas & The Papas


                   Am             G          F    G

All the leaves are brown (all the leaves are brown)

G       Bm7                  Esus4  E7    F

And the sky is gray (and the sky is gray)

F        C     E7          Am         Dm7

I've been for a walk (I've been for a walk)

Dm7           E          Dm6     E7

On a winter's day (on a winter's day)

E7              Am        G  F        G

I'd be safe and warm (I'd be safe and warm)

G             Bm7               E7

If I was in L.A. (if I was in L.A.)

E7         Am        G    F     G

California dreaming (California dreaming)

G         Bm7      Esus4  E7

On such a winter's day



Stopped into a church I passed along the way.

Well, I got down on my knees and I pretended to pray.

You know the preacher likes the cold,

He knows I'm gonna stay.

California dreaming on such a winter's day.




All the leaves are brown and the sky is gray.

I've been for a walk on a winter's day.

If I didn't tell her, I could leave today.

California dreaming, on such a winter's day.

California dreaming, on such a winter's day.

California dreaming, on such a winter's day.


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