So many songs have been written about California over the years, and many, more are sure to come in the future. Even with entries, this list is far from exhaustive, so please feel free leave a comment noting any overlooked favorites. Wright 2. Wright Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites. Lot of LA songs here, but if you're from northern California, Train's got a whole album, none of which are on this list, sooo. It's amazing how many people have named a song California, I just did a Spotify search and found 27 tracks all named after the sunny Cali. Nice Hub - I love Hotel California by the eagles it took me a month to learn the guitar solo on it.
It was an idea, an ethos, something worth risking everything to glimpse with your own eyes. From L. Not that any of those things are mutually exclusive. The Chili Peppers write a lot about their hometown of L. At the time, the group was still known for super-hard-rocking funk tunes, so this moody ballad was something of a surprise. Also surprising: People go for walks in L. Who knew?
Her passions include words, flowers, hiking, and music. It may be impossible to capture California's essence in a single piece of music, but the 15 songs on this list are classic attempts at that task. These 15 California songs — all from the s and s — still manage to capture pieces of the Golden State. The songs cover California: its days and nights, its beaches and cities, its newcomers and fads, its drivers and dreamers. Listen, and you'll likely yearn for sunshine. Listen, and you may well hear an echo of the California soul. The California promise: To ditch stress "big time," break out the windchimes. What's worth singing about in the Golden State: The weather. Lyrics: "California day, California weather.
Here are 25 great songs that sparkle with the magic of California. Also, we decided to pick no more than one song per artist — otherwise this whole list could have easily just been Beach Boys songs. The result would be, for our money, the greatest song ever written about the Bay Area. You bet, thanks to this fantastic Doobie Brothers offering. Let this shiny rocker serve as a reminder.