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Shawn Mullins

Shawn Mullins (born March 8, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter who specializes in folk rock, instrumental rock, adult alternative, and Americana music. He is best known for the 1998 single "Lullaby", which hit number one on the Adult Top 40 and was nominated for a Grammy Award. more »

Well, he was from a small town
In Northern Mississippi
She was raised on the Puget Sound
A third generation hippie 

Fate would take them to L.A. County 
And get them stuck in a traffic jam
And El Camino and a red Trans Am

 Burst stereo was blaring Dylan
The bootleg sessions
And all the times, they are a-changing
Made a pretty good impression 

She looked over and caught him smiling  Under the California setting sun
They fell in love on the one-o-one

California, California  California dreams come true

Well, they got in with the in crowd 
And got off on the rock 'n' roll
 Cocaine spree and the music's loud
 Backstage at the Hollywood ball

They got the house and to paint the Canyon 
The partied at the viper room
 Blending into the neon gloom 

California, California  California dreams come true
California, California  California dreams come true

Well, you see them down on the sunset strip
 Trying so hard to be so hip
 Manhattan Beach to Malibu 
It's all about the ocean view

And who you know in Hollywood 
It's cut throat but it's understood  Champagne Cooley, drink it down
You're the toast of tinsel town

California, California  California dreams come true
California, California  California dreams come true

Written by: CHUCK CANNON, SHAWN ERIC MULLINS

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California