California is the main subject of some of these songs, but others simply refer to either a place in the state, such as a city or a highway, or to anything else about the state such as the weather, a "California Girl," or an attitude or lifestyle that the state embodies for the singer. A lot of songs have been written about California. Some songs use California as a metaphor for the American Dream, others use it as a metaphor for the American nightmare. Many of them describe a journey to or a longing to return to a coastal paradise with constant sun, abundant opportunities, where everyone is eternally young and beautiful - basically a fictional place that bears little resemblance to the real Golden State now or in the past. The Spanish named the territory after a mythical island paradise they were searching for that was supposed to be full of gold and ruled by a queen named Califa. That was also a myth.
By Ruwan M Jayatunge —. The rock band Eagles released their super hit Hotel California in and up-to-date this song remains one of the popular songs that is adored by millions of fans around the world. The hit song Hotel California is well written both lyrically and musically. The song was an instant success.
The Eagles' original recording of the song features Henley singing the lead vocals and concludes with an extended section of electric guitar interplay between Felder and Joe Walsh. The song is considered the most famous recording by the band, and in its long guitar coda was voted the best guitar solo of all time by readers of Guitarist. Since its release, "Hotel California" has been covered by a number of artists and has become a part of international popular culture. Julia Phillips proposed adapting the song into a film, but the members of the Eagles disliked the idea and it never came to fruition. Commercially, "Hotel California" reached the number one position on the Billboard Hot and reached the top ten of several international charts.
Go to Songsear. I'm looking for a song and these are some of the lyrics: If I wasn't me Id probably be you the thought of new york city art schools makes my stomach hurt, can you let the doctor check under your shirt can you hear the train from your bed at night. Looking for a song that a woman sings, and on the chorus ends with, "know that I need you.