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Adler, impressed with the Mamas and the Papas, then had the lead vocal track re-recorded  with Denny Doherty singing and paired with the same instrumental and backing vocal tracks  and an alto flute solo by Bud Shankreportedly improvised.
The single was released in late but was not an immediate breakthrough. After gaining little attention in Los Angeles upon its release, a radio station in Boston was the catalyst to break the song nationwide, Album). The song is repeatedly used in the Hong Kong film Chungking Express as a central plot point.
Michelle Phillips wrote the lyrics, "Well, I got down on my knees, and I pretend to pray," but Cass Elliot had been singing "I began to pray" until corrected by Phillips when they were touring. She sang "began" on the original recording. In the spring ofthe band America reached No. Bunnell — who sang lead — and Beckley — who sang background — self-produced the track which featured America's touring musicians: David Dickey, drummer Willie Leacox, guitarist Michael Woods, percussionist Tom Walsh, and Jim Calire who played keyboards and also saxophone.
America had performed "California Dreamin ' " at least on occasion in concert as early as "California Dreamin'" being a sentimental favorite of the band's members having Album) a setlist staple of the cover band in which all three had performed while London Central High School students in the late s. The track was originally scheduled for a 15 January release  which was delayed until after AIP's February pacting with Casablanca Records to distribute the California Dreaming soundtrack, Casablanca having recently managed to bolster the modest success of the film Thank God It's Friday through a hit soundtrack album:   the recording of "California Dreamin'" by America was therefore given parallel release with the movie, another soundtrack item: "See It My Way" by session group F.
Both the America single and in April the soundtrack album were issued by AIP on its own label distributed by Casablanca : outside the US and Canada, Casablanca acted as label of release. By the spring ofAmerica were involved in sessions for their Capitol Records debut album Silent Letter  and were either unable or uninterested in promoting their version of "California Dreamin'" which single proved unable to buoy its parent film's faltering box office take.
However the publicity inherent in the film's release was evidently enough to afford minor hit status to America's soundtrack item heard in the film's trailer, California Dreamin - The Travellers (16) - Acoustic On The Road (CD "California Dreamin ' " was also cited in the movie's posterand despite its lowly chart peak America's "California Dreamin ' " remake would be more successful than any of their first five Capitol single releases none of which ranked in the Hot the band's sixth Capitol single release: " You Can Do Magic ", would in afford the band a sole latterday Top Ten hit.
Denny Doherty was on the East coast and declined; Cass Elliot had died in This version of the song was referenced in the lyrics of the Dead Milkmen 's novelty hit " Punk Rock Girl ". Although the song only charted at a modest number 57 on the Billboard Hotit reached No. Credits sourced from Craig Slowinski and Andrew G. This version reached number one on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart in its February 13, issue. Bobby Womack recorded a version of the song for his debut album Fly Me to the Moon California Dreamin - The Travellers (16) - Acoustic On The Road (CD The elaborate string version of "California Dreamin'" by Jose Feliciano serves as the opening track on his album Feliciano!
Ina disco version proved popular in European clubs for the Italian project ColoradoAlbum) 45 on the British charts,   and house cover versions have been released by DJ Sammy and Royal Gigolos. The Liverpool folk quartet River City People recorded a version of "California Dreamin ' " as a double A-sided single with "Carry the Blame" inreaching number 13 on the official UK top 40 singles chart.
The single also charted in Ireland, at number InGerman punk techno group, Royal Gigolossampled the song on a track by the same name on their Musique Deluxe album. The song reached number 2 on the French charts.
Sia recorded the song for the disaster film San Andreas. The song came out in May and was featured in the movie's trailers. The song reached the top 20 in Lebanon, peaking at No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see California Dreamin' disambiguation.
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