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On the eve of the Winter Solstice, we look westward

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6th October 1967: California based pop-folk vocal harmony group Mamas And The Papas in England, celebrating after theft charges were dropped against 'Mama' Cass Elliot who was accused of stealing blankets and keys from the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington on an earlier visit. From left to right, Denny Doherty, Michelle Gilliam (Michelle Philips), unknown, 'Mama' Cass Elliot (1943 - 1974) and John Phillips (1935 - 2001). (Photo by Les Lee/Express/Getty Images)Ken Sumka | 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

(Photo by Les Lee/Express/Getty Images)

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You'd be forgiven for "California Dreamin" in past week or so.

 

Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day/longest night in the Northern Hemisphere. The upside is that after tomorrow, those days get longer and nights, shorter. We check out The Mamas & Papas classic “California Dreamin” and get the cover from defunct Bay Area band American Music Club. Stay warm.

 

“California Dreamin'” by Mamas & Papas.

American Music Club’s┬ácover

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