Tracklist

7" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A California Dreamin' 4.7 2:37
B Somebody Groovy 3:06

Credits

7" Vinyl 1

drums (drum set):
Hal Blaine (1965-10-07) (track B)
bass guitar:
Joe Osborn (1965-10-07) (track B)
strings arranger:
Al De Lory (track B)
guitar:
P.F. Sloan (track A)
P.F. Sloan (1965-10-07) (track B)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (1965-10-07) (track B)
piano:
Larry Knechtel (1965-10-07) (track B)
composer:
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track B)
engineer:
Dayton “Bones” Howe (tracks A–B)
lyricist:
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track B)
producer:
Lou Adler (tracks A–B)
solo alto flute:
Bud Shank (track A)
vocals:
Denny Doherty (1965-10-07) (track B)
Cass Elliot (1965-10-07) (track B)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (1965-10-07) (track B)
Michelle Phillips (1965-10-07) (track B)
writer:
Michelle Phillips (track A)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track A)
publisher:
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track A)
Richt & Slezak OHG (track A)
Trousdale Music (tracks A–B)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965) (track A)
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965-10-07) (track B)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 89) (track A)
later parody versions:
Riley Martin Dreaming (parody for Riley Martin) (track A)
later translated versions:
Cwympo Mae Y Dail (track A)
Kalajoen hiekat (track A)
La Terre promise (California Dreamin') (track A)
recording of:
California Dreamin’ (1965) (track A)
Somebody Groovy (1965-10-07) (track B)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track A)