Going To California

Words & Music:

Jimmy Page & Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin)


G                                                            D

Spent my days with a woman unkind.  Smoked my stuff and drank all my wine.

Made up my mind to make a new start.  Going to California with an aching in my heart.

Someone told me there's a girl out there with love in her eyes and flowers in her hair.


Took my chances on a big jet plane.  Never let them tell you that they're all the same.

The sea was red and the sky was gray, wondered how tomorrow could ever follow today.

The mountains and the canyons started to tremble and shake

As the children of the sun began to wake.



Seems that the wrath of the Gods got a punch on the nose and it started to flow.

Dm                 A7   Asus4   A7   Asus4   A7

I think I might be sinking.


Throw me a line, if I reach it in time, I'll meet you up there where the path

Dm                A7   Asus4   D

Runs straight and high


To find a queen without a king, they say she plays guitar and cries and sings, la-la-la-la.

Ride a white mare in the footsteps of dawn.

Tryin' to find a woman who's never, never, never been born.

Standing on a hill in my mountain of dreams.

Telling myself it's not as hard, hard, hard as it seems.





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