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California Dreaming Chords

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California Dreamin
THE MAMMAS AND THE PAPAS

Tabbed by Ben Dinsdale

Intro  :

	e-----------------|----0-1-0--------|-----------------|-0-
	B-----1---3--1--0-|------------3----|---1-3-1---------|-0-
	G---2-------------|-----------------|---------4-2-0---|-1-
	D-2-----2---------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-
	A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-
	E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0-


Verse 1:
        NC                Am        G          F
	All the leaves are brown
	                   (all the leaves are brown)
	        G      Am                     E
	And the sky is gray  (and the sky is gray)
        F               C          E    Am
	I've been for a walk
	                (I've been for a walk)
             F        Am                  E
	On a winter's day  (on a winter's day)
        E               Am      G        F
	I'd be safe and warm
	                (I'd be safe and warm)
             G      Am                 E
	If I was in L.A.  (if I was in L.A.)


Chorus :
        E             Am       G         F
	California dreamin'
	              (California dreamin')
           G      Am       E
	On such a winter's day


Verse 2:
	E               Am
	Stopped in to a church
          G            F
	I passed along the way
               G              Am              E
	Well I got down on my knees
	                      (got down on my knees)
        F                Am                 E
	And I pretend to pray (I pretend to pray)
        E                     Am        G                  F
	You know the preacher likes the cold
	                               (preacher likes the cold)
                 G         Am                    E
	He knows I'm gonna stay (knows I'm gonna stay)

Chorus :
        E             Am       G         F
	California dreamin'
	              (California dreamin')
           G      Am       E
	On such a winter's day

Instrumental break: Flute solo

	Am             |Am            |
        E              |Am     G     |
        F           G  |Am     E     |

Verse 3:

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

Coda   :
        E             Am       G         F
	California dreamin'
	              (California dreamin')
           G      Am       E            G        F
	On such a winter's day (California dreamin')
           G      Am       E            G        F
	On such a winter's day (California dreamin')
           G      Am       E     Am
	On such a winter's day
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nuddynutz wrote on August 8 2005, 12:00 am

I like this tab better than the higher rated one. This one goes through the whole song.

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+GUITARDED+ wrote on May 27 2006, 01:52 pm

yup, and it's a lot easier!

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justhatname wrote on September 18 2007, 12:56 am

mmm, i agree but hte chords dont seem quite right,,,, but im not sure :/

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