It's one of my favorite songs and a great California song. Which got me thinking of other musical gems about the sunshine state and what would be my top five.
Right away I mean are kidding “on such a winters day” the Mama's & Pappa's hit from 1966 California Dreaming was the automatic number one in my book. It is listed on the Rolling Stones top 500 all time songs but was never a #1 hit with it's highest position only #4. The album it was on created a controversy at the time as it was the first cover to show a toilet. It was quickly removed by the label following protests. Here's a clip that has the best sound quality that I found.
The rest are in no particular order