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California Dreaming Chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
                         "California Dreamin'"
                  (John Phillips / Michelle Phillips)

[Note: both guitars are capoed at the 4th fret; the names in brackets
 indicate the chords as fingered.]

Intro:

	6-string acoustic:

	C#m                                                 G#7sus4  [N.C.]
	[Am]                                                [E7sus4]
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0-
	-----0---3--1--0-|-----------------|-----------------|-0-
	---2-------------|-------%---------|-------%---------|-2-
	-2-----2---------|-----------------|-----------------|-0-
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0-
	         ^^^^^^^ triplets

	12-string acoustic:

	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v
	-----------------|-----0-1-0-------|-----------------|---
	-----------------|-------------3---|-1---3-1---------|---
	-----------------|-----------------|---------4--2--0-|-2-
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---
	                                    triplets ^^^^^^^

Verse 1:

	                    C#m    C#m7/B        A
	                    [Am]   [Am7/G]      [F]
	All the leaves are brown
	                   (all the leaves are brown)

	         B    G#7sus4                G#7
	        [G]   [E7sus4]               [E7]
	And the sky is gray  (and the sky is gray)

	 A               E         G#7   C#m
	[F]             [C]        [E7]  [Am]
	I've been for a walk
	                (I've been for a walk)

	      A     G#7sus4              G#7
	     [F]    [E7sus4]             [E7]
	On a winter's day  (on a winter's day)

	                C#m    C#m7/B     A
	                [Am]   [Am7/G]   [F]
	I'd be safe and warm
	                (I'd be safe and warm)

	      B     G#7sus4               G#7
	     [G]    [E7sus4]              [E7]
	If I was in L. A.  (if I was in L. A.)

Chorus:

	            C#m   C#m7/B    A 
	            [Am]  [Am7/G]  [F]
	California dreamin'
	              (California dreamin')

	     B           G#7sus4    G#7
	    [G]          [E7sus4]   [E7]
	On such a winter's day

Verse 2:

	Stopped in to a church
	I passed along the way
	Well I got down on my knees
	                      (got down on my knees)
	And I pretend to pray (I pretend to pray)
	You know the preacher likes the cold
	                               (preacher likes the cold)
	He knows I'm gonna stay (knows I'm gonna stay)

[repeat chorus]

Instrumental break:

	flute solo over verse (hold C#m [Am] through first two lines or
	   3-1/2 bars) and chorus chords

Verse 3:

	All the leaves are brown
	                    (all the leaves are brown)
	And the sky is gray (and the sky is gray)
	I've been for a walk
	                (I've been for a walk)
	On a winter's day (on a winter's day)
	If I didn't tell her
	            (if I didn't tell her)
	I could leave today (I could leave today)

Coda:

	            C#m   C#m7/B    A
	            [Am]  [Am7/G]  [F]
	California dreamin'
	              (California dreamin')

	    B              C#m     C#m7/B    A
	   [G]             [Am]    [Am7/G]  [F]
	On such a winter's day (California dreamin')

	    B              C#m     C#m7/B    A
	   [G]             [Am]    [Am7/G]  [F]
	On such a winter's day (California dreamin')

	    B             Amaj7    C#m
	   [G]           [Fmaj7]   [Am]
	On such a winter's day


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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Maitinin wrote on October 13 2005, 09:29 am

nice tab!

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toby_usa wrote on January 8 2006, 09:07 pm

how do you play Am7/G ???

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Stephen Cannon wrote on May 19 2006, 08:56 am

Nice!

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