California Girls

Words & Music:

Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys)


D                                        C

Well, East Coast girls are hip, I really dig those styles they wear.


And the southern girls, with the way they talk,


They knock me out when I'm down there.

The midwest farmers' daughters really make you feel alright.

And the northern girls, with the way they kiss,

They keep their boyfriends warm at night.



  D                   Em            C                   Dm7

I wish they all could be California girls

                                   (wish they all could be California)

  Bb                  Cm7           D

I wish they all could be California girls.


The west coast has the sunshine and the girls all get so tan.

I dig a French bikini on Hawaiian island girls

By a palm tree in the sand.

I been all around this great big world and I seen all kind of girls.

Yeah, but I couldn't wait to get back in the states,

Back to the cutest girls in the world.




D                   G

Wish they all could be California girls, girls...  [repeat and out]


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