16 Beautiful Rock ‘N’ Roll Songs About California

Sweet tunes from the ’60s and ’70s that capture the true essence of The Golden State. posted on

1. “Going to California” by Led Zeppelin

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All kinds of magic.

2. “California” by Joni Mitchell

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If this doesn’t make you want to live in California, I don’t know what will.

3. “Hotel California” by Eagles

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What I would give to be a fly on the wall at this hotel.

4. “L.A. Woman” by The Doors

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5. “Laurel Canyon Home” by John Mayall

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Groovin’ in the canyon.

6. “San Franciscan Nights” by Eric Burdon & The Animals

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7. “California Girls” by The Beach Boys

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8. “Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)” by The Mamas & the Papas

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9. “Back to California” by Carole King

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10. “Our House” by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

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Graham Nash wrote this song about the house he shared with Joni Mitchell in Laurel Canyon.

11. “Ventura Highway” by America

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12. “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding

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13. “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)” by Scott McKenzie

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Summer of Love, man.

14. “Coming Into Los Angeles” by Arlo Guthrie

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15. “Promised Land” by Chuck Berry

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16. “California Dreamin’” by The Mamas & the Papas

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The ultimate California anthem.

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