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Learn how to play California Dreamin’ by the Mamas and the Papas on the piano! Follow along with your teacher Joe in the best tutorial online.
The song was written in 1963 while John Phillips and Michelle Phillips were living in New York City. He dreamed about the song and woke her up to help him write it. At the time, John and Michelle Phillips were members of the folk group the New Journeymen, which evolved into the Mamas and the Papas.