Sept-9: California Statehood Day (Favorite Songs About California)

Today is Admission Day in California, celebrating the date in 1850 when California joined the Union as the 31st state. Its beauty and opportunity have been attracting fellow Americans ever since, as reflected in this selection of 15 songs about the state.

California Dreamin’- Mamas & The Papas

California Girls – The Beach Boys

California Gurls  – Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg


Californication – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Hotel California – The Eagles

California – Phantom Planet

California Soul – Marlena Shaw

CALIFORNIA CITIES

NoCal

I left my heart in San Francisco – Tony Bennett

 (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay  – Otis Redding

 San Francisco – The Mowgli’s

SoCal

Malibu – Hole

I Love L.A. – Randy Newman

All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow

 

Beverly Hills – Weezer

Hollywood Nights – Bob Seger

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