All the leaves are brown, and the sky is gray
I went for a walk on a winterâ€™s day
Iâ€™d be safe and warm if I was in L.A.
Oh, California dreaminâ€™
On such a winterâ€™s day, hey
I went into a church, I stopped along the way
Well, I got down on my, on my, on my bended knees
And I began to pray, you know the preacher did succumb