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All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey
I've been for a walk on a winters dayI'd be save and warm if I was in LA california dreaming on such a winters day

Stepped into a church I passed along the way well, I got down on my knees andI pretended to pray you know the preacher likes the cold he knows I'm gonna stay
California dreaming on such a winters day

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All the leaves a brown and the sky is grey I've been for a walk on a winters day
If I didn't tell her I could leave today
California dreaming on such a winters day



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  • jopezz
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    jopezzApr 25, 2008 at 3:59 am
    The group had moved from L.A. to New York in hopes of bettering their careers, but fell on hard times, financially and personally.

    This song is about John's feelings on one of those many times they discussed going "home", and knew they couldn't... at least, not right away.

    A short six months later, California Dreaming became one of the most successful pop-folk song of the 60's.

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