California Dreamin’ Chords

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“California Dreamin’ ” Chords are displayed on this page. The song was released by The Mamas & The Papas in 1966 on the album “If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears”. Let’s check it out:

California Dreamin Chords

Standard Tuning (capo 4)

Chords:
  Fmaj7   E7    E7sus4
e---0------0------0---
B---1------0------0---
G---2------1------2---
D---3------0------0---
A---x------2------2---
E---x------0------0---

Intro:
                                                         E7sus4
e |------------------|-----0-1-0---|-------------------|---0---|
B |-----0-----3--1-0-|-----------3-|-1--3-1--0---------|---0---|
G |---2--------------|---2---------|------------2--0---|---2---|
D |-2-----2----------|-2-----------|-----------------0-|---0---|
A |------------------|-------------|-------------------|---2---|
E |------------------|-------------|-------------------|---0---|

Chorus 1:
                   Am  G  F       G      E7sus4  E7
All the leaves are brown  and the sky is gray
 F              C    E7  Am      F       E7sus4  E7
I've been for a walk,      on a winter's day
                Am   G  F       G        E7sus4  E7
I'd be safe and warm,      if I was in L.A.
           Am     G  F    G              E7sus4  E7
California dreamin',  on such a winter's day

                Am    G  F          G        E7sus4  E7
Stopped in to a church,   I passed along the way
       F              C     E7 Am         F       E7sus4  E7
Well I got down on my knees,    and I pretend to pray
  E7                            Am   G  F 
You know the preacher liked the cold
         G         E7sus4  E7
He knows I'm gonna stay
           Am     G  F    G               E7sus4  E7
California dreamin',   on such a winter's day

Instrumental (with flute):

 Am  |  Am  |   Am   | G
C E7 | Am F | E7sus4 | E7
Am G | F G  | E7sus4 | E7
Am G | F G  | E7sus4 | E7

Chorus 2:
                   Am  G  F       G      E7sus4  E7
All the leaves are brown  and the sky is gray
 F              C    E7  Am      F       E7sus4  E7
I've been for a walk,      on a winter's day
E           Am      G F         G        E7sus4  E7
If I didn't tell her,   I could leave today

Outro:
           Am     G   F    G              Am  
California dreamin',   on such a winter's day
     G      F             G               Am             
(California dreamin')  on such a winter's day
     G      F             G               Fmaj7             
(California dreamin')  on such a winter's day

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