An Ear Candy Update dedicated to The Golden State and my return to it.

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"This is the California that men dreamed of years ago, this is the Pacific that Balboa looked at from the Peak of Darien, this is the face of the earth as the Creator intended it to look."

- Henry Miller, Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch.

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The tracks:
California Sun - The Rivieras
San Francisco Days - Chris Isaak
California - Joni Mitchell
California Rain - Madeleine Peyroux
San Berdoo Sunburn - Eagles of Death Metal
San Ber'dino - Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention
California Waiting - Kings of Leon
Hello L.A., Bye-Bye Birmingham - John Randolph Marr
Streets of Bakersfield - Dwight Yoakam
Lodi - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Downtown L.A. - J.J. Cale
California - Phantom Planet
Celluloid Heroes - The Kinks
Hollywood Freaks - Beck
Hollywood Swinging - Kool & The Gang
Goodnight, Hollywood Blvd. - Ryan Adams
It Happened in Monterey - Frank Sinatra
The Hills of California - Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers and Paul Weston & His Orchestra
Going to California - Led Zeppelin
Big Sur - Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard
San Francisco Scene - Jack Kerouac
Jack & Neal/California, Here I Come - Tom Waits
California Stars - Billy Bragg & Wilco
California - Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise
Santa Cruz - The Thrills
San Diego Serenade - Tom Waits
California Love - 2Pac
The Promised Land - Chuck Berry

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