Brainwaves – July 20, 2021 – California here we come

Brian was just in California for a couple weeks. To mark the visit, a summer show with a whole bunch of “California” songs. From the likes of Phantom Planet, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Novi Split, the Gin Blossoms, Tripsitter, R.E.M., Led Zeppelin, Beach Boys, the Decemberists, America and of course the Californias! Music from the left coast on this week’s Brainwaves.

Phantom PlanetCalifornia (from the soundtrack to the O.C.)
Red Hot Chili PeppersCalifornication
Novi SplitCalifornia Skies
TripsitterCalifornia Son
Gin BlossomsCalifornia Sun
Led ZeppelinGoing to California
R.E.M.I Remember California
Katy PerryCalifornia Gurls
The Beach BoysCalifornia Girls
Mat KearneyNew York to California
The DecemberistsCalifornia One
California Snow StorySuddenly Everything Happens
Jonathan CoultonI Hate California
AmericaVentura Highway
Jerry Jeff WalkerLA Freeway (Live)
The Mountain GoatsShort Song About the 10 Freeway
Aimee MannFreeway
Todd RundgrenEmperor of the Highway
Snow PatrolHeadlights on Dark Roads
Kevin GilbertLonely Road
Mumford and SonsHolland Road
YesPerpetual Change
GenesisThe Light Lies Down on Broadway
Porcupine TreeLazarus
Bruno MarsMarry You
LushLast Night
The CaliforniasLa Di Da
Deaf SchoolWhat a Way to End it All

Author: Brian Blum

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