California

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Belinda Carlisle

Belinda Jo Carlisle (born August 17, 1958) is an American singer who gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the Go-Go's, one of the most successful all-female bands of all time and the first such group whose members wrote their own songs and played their own instruments. Topping the Billboar… more »

I remember I was in the tanning salon
When I heard that River Phoenix was gone
They say that only the good die young 
But that ain't true where I come from
California, California 

It took a lot for me to say
I want to walk away, LA 
From the sharks and the Chardonnay 
In California, California 

Four in the morning we were in our beds
The swaying palm trees above our heads 
Woke up to a primal rumbling sound 
When the Northridge quake ripped open the ground 
California, California 

It took a lot for me to say
I want to walk away LA 
from the sharks and the Chardonnay 
In California, in California 

 Golden State, I'm back in the Golden State
 Golden State of mind
 Golden State, I'm back In the Golden State
 Golden State of mind

It took a lot for me to say
I want to walk away LA 
From the sharks and the Chardonnay 
In California, in California 
Walk, walk away

I remember I was in the tanning salon
When I heard that River Phoenix was gone

Written by: JOHN PARKER COMPTON

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP

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California