The Beach Boys‘ song sounds like a typical oldie classic (what it actually is), but wait to hear the original one by the legendarry The Mamas & the Papas – dating from 1965.
Nowadays the California Dreamin‘ is a sentimental dream for an ended golden era of pop-rock music.
The Beach Boys – California Dreamin’
Label: Capitol Records
Memorable line: “California dreamin’ / On such a winter’s day”
Genres: pop, classic rock