California Dreamin chords

by Sia

  • California Dreamin' was written by Michelle Phillips and John Phillips. It was first recorded on Nov 4th, 1965 by The Mamas & the Papas and released on the 8th December, 1965. Sia has re-recorded the song for the album soundtrack of the movie San Andreas.
  • Original Published Key: Am
  • Music: Key of E Minor in 4/4 time at 112 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: Em, D, C, B, B7, G
  • Please Note: You can replace B7 with B if you prefer or you can mix 'n' match the two.
ASCII Chord Charts: number = fret, x = don't play, 0 = play open string, (B) Barre Chord
Chord Guitar Piano Chord Guitar Piano
Em 022000 E-G-B B x24442 B-D#-F#
D xx0232 D-F#-A B7 x21202 B-D#-F#-A
C x32010 C-E-G G 320003 G-B-D

California Dreamin' by Sia

The Relative Major Key of Em is highlighted (G) - Transpose to any other key
 
               Em     D     C     D       B7
Intro: 4/4 ‖:      -     |     -     |          |     𝄎    :‖

                      Em     D      C         D      B7
1. All the leaves are brown           And the sky is gray |   𝄎   |
                   G     B7    Em               B7
   I've been for a walk           On a winter's day |   𝄎   |
                   Em     D     C          D    B7
   I'd be safe and warm           If I was in L.A   |   𝄎   |
                 Em      D      C    D                B7
   Ca-li-for-nia dream-in'        On such a win-ter's day |   𝄎   |

 
                      Em      D     C         D      B7
2. All the leaves are brown           And the sky is gray |   𝄎   |
                   G     B7    Em               B7
   I've been for a walk           On a winter's day |   𝄎   |
                   Em     D     C          D    B7
   I'd be safe and warm           If I was in L.A   |   𝄎   |
                 Em      D      C     D                B7
   Ca-li-for-nia dream-in'        On  such a win-ter's day |   𝄎   |

                     Em      D     C     D                 B7
3. I stopped in-to a church          I   passed a-long the way |   𝄎   |
                         G     B7     Em                      B7
   Well I got down on my knees           And I pre-tend-ed to pray |   𝄎   |
                          Em            D       C              D      B7
   You know the prea-cher likes the cold          He knows I'm gon-na stay |   𝄎   |
                 Em      D      C     D                B7
   Ca-li-for-nia dream-in'        On  such a win-ter's day |   𝄎  |

          Em                   D    G     B7    Em     D    B7    B7   
Instr: ‖     |  𝄎   |  𝄎   |     -     |    -      |     -     |     |  𝄎  ‖
(adlib) 
          Em     D    C     D    B7          Em     D     C     D     B7     B7
       ‖     -     |    -     |      |  𝄎  |     -     |     -     |       | (All the leaves are)Em                D          C
4. All the leaves are brown    (All the leaves are brown)
           D      B7                      B7
   And the sky is gray    (And the sky is gray)
                   G                  B7    Em 
   I've been for a walk    (I've been for a walk)
                 B7                     B7
   On a winter's day    (On a win-ter's day)
                Em                D       C
   If I did-n't tell her    (If I did-n't tell her)
           D        B7                       B
   I could leave to-day    (I could leave to-day)
                 Em                   D       C
   Ca-li-for-nia dream-in'     (Ca-li-for-nia dream-in')
      D                Em         D                C
   On such a win-ter's day    (On such a win-ter's day)
      D                Em         D                C
   On such a win-ter's day    (On such a win-ter's day)
      D                  Em     D    C     D     Em   
   On such a win-ter's ‖ day -     |    -     |      ‖

Chord Charts 🗝 Em

Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note

Right Handed Charts:

Left Handed Charts:

Sia
Sia
  • Sia: Born Sia Kate Isobelle Furler on Dec 18, 1974 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
  • Occupation: singer songwriter, record producer and music video director.
  • Music Styles: pop, electropop, indie pop, trip pop and acid jazz.
  • Active Years: 1993 - present
  • Associations: David Guetta, Eminem, Rihanna, Samuel Dixon, Zero 7, LSD, Maddie Ziegler.
  • Official Website: siamusic.net
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