Top 100 california SONGS

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100. California girls
99. Drinking in LA
98. If your going to San Francisco

Ed (dali), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:12 (fourteen years ago) link

we have a different board where we talk about songs.

cutty (mcutt), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:14 (fourteen years ago) link

I don't go there.

Ed (dali), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:16 (fourteen years ago) link

http://www.av1611.org/buttons/images/dont_go.jpg

Dr. Glen Y. Abreu (dr g), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:19 (fourteen years ago) link

PHANTOM PLANET!!!

deej.., Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:38 (fourteen years ago) link

97. California - Joni Mitchell

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:40 (fourteen years ago) link

96. Screenwriter's Blues - Soul Coughing

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:40 (fourteen years ago) link

95. Babylon Sisters - Steely Dan ("Drive west on Sunset to the sea")

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:41 (fourteen years ago) link

96.Oakland -Too $hort
95.I got 5 On It - Luniz
96.Hyphy-Federation/E40

Adam In Real Life (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:41 (fourteen years ago) link

91. All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow ("Until the sun comes up on Santa Monica Boulevard")

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:42 (fourteen years ago) link

90. Alameda - Elliott Smith

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:42 (fourteen years ago) link

89. Everybody's Someone in L.A. - Felix da Housecat

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:43 (fourteen years ago) link

88. Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:43 (fourteen years ago) link

87. California Love - 2Pac ft. Dr. Dre

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:44 (fourteen years ago) link

86. California - Rufus Wainwright

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:44 (fourteen years ago) link

85. California Dreaming
84. Hotel California

Ed (dali), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:45 (fourteen years ago) link

83. L.A. - Neil Young

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:47 (fourteen years ago) link

82.San Francisco Days-Chris Isaak

Adam In Real Life (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:49 (fourteen years ago) link

81. L.A. Blues - The Stooges

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:49 (fourteen years ago) link

80. I Left My Heart in San Francisco - Tony Bennett

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:49 (fourteen years ago) link

79. Foxy Girls in Oakland - Rodger Collins

Adam In Real Life (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:50 (fourteen years ago) link

78.Down In Oakland-The Transplants

Adam In Real Life (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:50 (fourteen years ago) link

77.Oakland Stroke-Tower Of Power

Adam In Real Life (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:51 (fourteen years ago) link

76. Late For The Sky - Jackson Browne
75. I'm Alive - Jackson Browne
74. Long December - Counting Crows (yes, Counting Crows dammit)
73. LA County - Lyle Lovett
72. Walking In LA - Missing Persons

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:51 (fourteen years ago) link

71. Straight Outta Compton - NWA

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:51 (fourteen years ago) link

71.Gary Usher-Sacramento
70.Beach Boys-Big Sur
69.Mort Garson-Big Sur

Adam In Real Life (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:52 (fourteen years ago) link

68. Welcome to the Jungle - Guns 'n' Roses

Ed (dali), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:52 (fourteen years ago) link

67. L.A. Woman - The Doors

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:53 (fourteen years ago) link

66. After The Glitter Fades - Stevie Nicks

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:54 (fourteen years ago) link

We ought to distinguish between SoCal and RealCal.

Leeeeeee (Leee), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:54 (fourteen years ago) link

65. California Dreamin' - Beach Boys

kelsey (kelstarry), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:54 (fourteen years ago) link

http://image.allmusic.com/00/amg/cov200/drd600/d682/d68211dny65.jpg

Best California album.

dan m (OutDatWay), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:54 (fourteen years ago) link

64. Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:55 (fourteen years ago) link

(of course you know, Leeeeeee, this means war!)

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:55 (fourteen years ago) link

65 was at 85

Ed (dali), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:55 (fourteen years ago) link

63.Dead Kennedys-California Uber Alles
62.Beach Boys-Little Old Lady From Pasadena

Adam In Real Life (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:55 (fourteen years ago) link

oops. then swap 65 for "Route 66" Nat King Cole

kelsey (kelstarry), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:56 (fourteen years ago) link

65. Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger
63. Dead Kennedys-California Uber Alles
62. Beach Boys-Little Old Lady From Pasadena

carry on...

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:56 (fourteen years ago) link

61. Route 66 - Nat King Cole

carry on again...

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:57 (fourteen years ago) link

61.? California Here I Come - Al Jolson

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:57 (fourteen years ago) link

of course you know, Leeeeeee, this means war!

Ooooh good call, Roger.
http://image.allmusic.com/00/amg/cov200/drf600/f626/f62654yv6wn.jpg

Adam In Real Life (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:57 (fourteen years ago) link

60. losing california - sloan (special nomination for jaymc!)


p.s. i posted route 66 at 65.

kelsey (kelstarry), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:57 (fourteen years ago) link

(I don't even know that song! I bet my secret admirer does, tho.)

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:58 (fourteen years ago) link

59. California Stars - Wilco/Billy Bragg

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:59 (fourteen years ago) link

58. 'goin' to california' - led zeppelin

kelsey (kelstarry), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 19:59 (fourteen years ago) link

57. Sweet Dreams My LA Ex - Rachel Stevens

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:01 (fourteen years ago) link

john, is "my old school" by steely dan about ca?

kelsey (kelstarry), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:02 (fourteen years ago) link

(Nope.)

56. Hooray for Hollywood - Mercer/Whiting

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:02 (fourteen years ago) link

55. Los Angeles - X

dan m (OutDatWay), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:03 (fourteen years ago) link

54. Goin' Back to Cali

walter kranz (walterkranz), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:03 (fourteen years ago) link

("My Old School" = Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY)

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:04 (fourteen years ago) link

word! I was just in Rhinebeck for a wedding. Jeez but the Hudson River Valley is gorgeous in June...

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:05 (fourteen years ago) link

(i wasn't sure b/c i did a search & LA has an annandale elementary school)

kelsey (kelstarry), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:06 (fourteen years ago) link

53. In California - Neko Case

Uncledoj, Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:06 (fourteen years ago) link

52. Lodi, CCR
(there's Lodis all over, but i assume they're speaking of the cali one.)
51. L.A., the fall

andrew m. (andrewmorgan), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:13 (fourteen years ago) link

'ventura' -- lucinda williams

kelsey (kelstarry), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:16 (fourteen years ago) link

xpost

50. 'ventura' -- lucinda williams

kelsey (kelstarry), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:16 (fourteen years ago) link

49. Me & Bobby McGee - Kris Kristofferson
48. Malibu - Hole

(PS - first to nominate Weezer (for "Beverly Hills") or Everclear (for "Santa Monica") gets a free poke in the eye)

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:17 (fourteen years ago) link

47. Nuthin' But a "G" Thang - Dr. Dre
46. Let Me Ride - Dr. Dre
45. Gin and Juice - Snoop Doggy Dogg

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:23 (fourteen years ago) link

WEEZER - "BEVERLY HILLS"

Bring it on, you third-tier Gravity's Rainbow-monikered FauxCalian!

Leeeeeee (Leee), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:25 (fourteen years ago) link

44. Beverly Hills - Weezer
43. Santa Monica - Everclear

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:25 (fourteen years ago) link

42. Californication - RHCP

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:26 (fourteen years ago) link

42. L.A. Freeway - Guy Clark

Uncledoj, Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:26 (fourteen years ago) link

41. Bad Religion - Los Angeles is Burning

luna (luna.c), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:56 (fourteen years ago) link

40. The Distillers - City of Angels

luna (luna.c), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 20:57 (fourteen years ago) link

39. Frank Black, Los Angeles

andrew m. (andrewmorgan), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:01 (fourteen years ago) link

38. Why You'd Want to Live Here - Death Cab for Cutie

jaymc (jaymc), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:16 (fourteen years ago) link

Ventura Highway.

Draw Tipsy to see if you give a shit about art (Dave225), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:18 (fourteen years ago) link

*politely pokes jaymc in the eye*

Leeeeeee, I'm guessing wildly as to your location, but if I'm correct the streets will run amber with pear cider by the time this is over. I'm surfing on up there and I've got a serving of clot casserole with your name on it.

"third-rate" - in all fairness, you have sunk my battleship. that hurts, man.

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:19 (fourteen years ago) link

37. Life in LA - Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Boring Satanic Space Jazz (sexyDancer), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:20 (fourteen years ago) link

36. The World Began In Eden And Ended In Los Angeles-Phil Ochs

Marxism Goes Better With Coke (Charles McCain), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:21 (fourteen years ago) link

35. Sin City - The Flying Burrito Bros.

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:27 (fourteen years ago) link

34. Why I Came to California - Leon Ware

aqua, Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:37 (fourteen years ago) link

33. Wiskey Biscuit - "Santa Ana River Delta Blues"
32. Fresno Song - Kaito

Ben Dot (1977), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 21:53 (fourteen years ago) link

31.Cheap Trick - "California Man"
30. The Runaways - "California Paradise"
29. Concrete Blonde - "Still In Hollywood"
28. The Motels - "So L.A."
27. Norman Greenbaum - "California Earthquake"
26. OP8 - "The Devil Loves L.A."
25. Drywall - "Back Towards Diamond Bar"
24. Roy Rogers & Dale Evans - "Out California Way"
23. Merle Haggard - "California Cottonfields"
22. Dwight Yoakam - "Streets Of Bakersfield"
21. The Jazz Butcher - "Bakersfield"
20. Ronny & The Daytonas - "California Bound"
19. Eddie Floyd - "California Girl"
18. Sweet - "California Nights"
17. Susan Raye - "L.A. International Airport"
16. Saint Etienne - "Downey, CA"
15. The Mountain Goats - "Home Again Garden Grove"
14. Aberdeen - "Sunny In California"
13. Warren Zevon - "Desperados Under The Eaves"
12. Neil Young - "California Sunset"
11. Tom Waits - "Jack & Neal / California, Here I Come"

Elvis Telecom (Chris Barrus), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 22:15 (fourteen years ago) link

10. Marelena Shaw-California Soul
11. Phil Ochs--Tape from California
12. Back to California-Carol King

camandas (camandas), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 22:35 (fourteen years ago) link

7. Minutemen - "History Lesson Pt. 2"

Truckdrivin' Buddha (Rock Hardy), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 22:41 (fourteen years ago) link

6. Winter - The Rolling Stones

rogermexico (rogermexico), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 22:47 (fourteen years ago) link

Los Angeles Times - Endo, Xzibit

lyra (lyra), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 22:52 (fourteen years ago) link

Patti Smith - "Ask the Angels"

nickn (nickn), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 23:02 (fourteen years ago) link

3. Do You Know the Way to San Jose?

walter kranz (walterkranz), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 23:21 (fourteen years ago) link

Ok, second-rate, sez the guy who has been known to post as Plechazunga. I'm feeling nicer now!

Leeeeeee (Leee), Wednesday, 27 July 2005 23:52 (fourteen years ago) link

There should be a whole thread for "top 100 LA hate songs"

mikef (mfleming), Thursday, 28 July 2005 00:27 (fourteen years ago) link

2. Propellerheads "Take California"

mikef (mfleming), Thursday, 28 July 2005 00:29 (fourteen years ago) link

low - california
ll cool j - goin back to cali

shine headlights on me (electricsound), Thursday, 28 July 2005 00:29 (fourteen years ago) link

neg.1 The Move - California Man

jim wentworth (wench), Thursday, 28 July 2005 00:39 (fourteen years ago) link

Plechazunga = klassik. A truce then, but ficht nicht mit der raketemensch!

rogermexico (rogermexico), Thursday, 28 July 2005 02:55 (fourteen years ago) link

Truce accepted, but that's fickt. I'll just chalk that up to your SoCal flakiness. ; )

Leeeeeee (Leee), Thursday, 28 July 2005 04:04 (fourteen years ago) link

prolly a bit of that mixed with my truly lousy german and laziness wrt looking up the damn quote. I had no idea I was dealing with a gentleman and a scholar.

vaslav tchitcherine (rogermexico), Thursday, 28 July 2005 04:30 (fourteen years ago) link

Lisa Marr - In California

(ooooooo...)

It's just Jimmy Mod. Don't trip out and get labia reduction surgery or anyt (Mod, Thursday, 28 July 2005 04:31 (fourteen years ago) link

1. "Two States" - pavement


sunny successor (he hates my guts, we had a fight) (katharine), Thursday, 28 July 2005 04:34 (fourteen years ago) link

I am secretly shocked, appalled, and pleased that "Estimated Prophet" did not make this list.

octopus grigori (rogermexico), Thursday, 28 July 2005 04:35 (fourteen years ago) link

But disappointed, as much in myself as in others, to see no mention of "This Town."

geli tripping (rogermexico), Thursday, 28 July 2005 04:36 (fourteen years ago) link

I am secretly shocked, appalled, and pleased that "Estimated Prophet" did not make this list.

-- octopus grigori (tenthreaso...) (webmail), July 28th, 2005 12:35 AM. (rogermexico) (later)

yr not too good at keeping secrets, huh?

sunny successor (he hates my guts, we had a fight) (katharine), Thursday, 28 July 2005 04:42 (fourteen years ago) link

sometimes they just slip out, like farts

seaman bodine (rogermexico), Thursday, 28 July 2005 04:43 (fourteen years ago) link

all right, now someone compile the cd-r.

jaymc (jaymc), Thursday, 28 July 2005 06:07 (fourteen years ago) link

"California" by the Wedding Present (Surely, you could do without Bad Religion.)

youn, Thursday, 28 July 2005 06:47 (fourteen years ago) link

California - Holiday Flyer

jel -- (jel), Thursday, 28 July 2005 15:16 (fourteen years ago) link

six years pass...

Liz Phair - (Why I Left) California
Vanessa Carlton - Dear California

kkvgz, Wednesday, 3 August 2011 15:07 (eight years ago) link


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