I know you see mars in the sky tonight
I know you can see venus rising and veering off to the right.
but can you see that young star overhead?
it's the one that designed my undoing.
I know that in california the waves break on the beach.
and I know that the foam on the breaking waves
is as white as household bleach.
but do you see that particular white right now
it's the color of the young star coming on down.
I got joy joy joy in my soul tonight
I got joy joy joy in my arms alright.
although you treat me badly,
I love you madly.
you really got a hold on me.
you really got a hold on me.


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California Song song meanings
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    General Comment(to that last comment) what??

    This is a pretty song...i like the new non-lo-fi mountain goats better than their old stuff (hearsay?? i think not) but this song is soooo great. joy joy joy in my heart tonight...
    milk_and_honeyon August 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentgreat live song.... wow
    mohawk1guyon December 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentdoRabeTh... this is "California Song;" it's track 13 on Sweden. Whatever filename it came with on bittorrent is wrong - maybe you should try buying the album.
    theemperorfabulouson March 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentummm... this isn't the california song... as you can see... it's "joy joy joy"... just thought i would point that out!!! :)
    doRabeThon April 11, 2007   Link

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