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California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & The Papas

Difficulty: Easy

Can be played on piccolo

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  • _C
  • _D
    _C#
    _Db
  • _E
    _D#
    _Eb
  • _F
  • _G
    _F#
    _Gb
  • _A
    _G#
    _Ab
  • _B
    _A#
    _Bb
  • .C
  • .D
    .C#
    .Db
  • .E
    .D#
    .Eb
  • .F
  • .G
    .F#
    .Gb
  • .A
    .G#
    .Ab
  • .B
    .A#
    .Bb
  • C
  • D
    C#
    Db
  • E
    D#
    Eb
  • F
  • G
    F#
    Gb
  • A
    G#
    Ab
  • B
    A#
    Bb
  • ^C
  • ^D
    ^C#
    ^Db
  • ^E
    ^D#
    ^Eb
  • ^F
  • ^G
    ^F#
    ^Gb
  • ^A
    ^G#
    ^Ab
  • ^B
    ^A#
    ^Bb
  • *C
  • *D
    *C#
    *Db
  • *E
    *D#
    *Eb
  • *F
  • *G
    *F#
    *Gb
  • *A
    *G#
    *Ab
  • *B
    *A#
    *Bb
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First recorded by Barry McGuire, California Dreamin' has also been a hit for, The Mamas & The Papas, The Beach Boys, The Four Tops, Freischwimmer, R.E.M. and Sia. Nice and easy to play, great for beginners. Enjoy the letter notes on flute, piano, recorder, whatever instrument you're playing :)

 

A      B       A         G         A         A     B     A   G  D-E
All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey

^C   ^C   ^C   B  ^C   ^C  A  ^C-^C  ^C-B
I've been for a walk  on  a  winter's day

E    E    F#      E   ^C-A  A  B  A   G  G-DE
I'd be safe and warm if I was in L.A.

^E-^D-^C-B   ^C - A
California dreamin'

C    ^D  ^C ^D-^C  ^D-^E
On such a winter's day...

 

A                B-A   G     A      G      G        A-G     D     E
Stopped into a church I passed along the way

^E   ^E ^E    ^D   ^C   B   ^C-B-A
Well, I got down on my knees

A   ^C   A - ^C  ^C  ^C-B
And I pretend to pray

 

^E   ^E        ^E   ^E - ^D    ^C    B    ^C-B-A
You know the preacher like the cold  ~

G          G        A     G-D    D-E
He knows I'm gonna stay

^E-^D-^C-B  ^C - A
California dreamin'

^C ^D  ^C ^D-^C  ^D-^E
On such a winter's day...

 

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