1978 Soundtrack – California Dreaming

California Dreaming is a 1979 American comedy-drama film starring Glynnis O’Connor, Dennis Christopher, Seymour Cassel and Tanya Roberts and directed by John D. Hancock.

California Dreaming was given a limited release on March 16, 1979, and the release was expanded in the following two months. The release schedule was planned to coincide with the release of the film’s soundtrack album, distributed by Casablanca Records. The version of “California Dreamin'” recorded by America that plays during California Dreaming’s closing credits was issued as a single, spending eight weeks in the Billboard Hot 100 and peaking at #56.


1  California Dreamin’ (John Phillips; Michelle Phillips) 02:46
2  Come On And Get Ready (Vincent Albano) 02:21
3  Among The Yesterdays (Fred Karlin; Robb Royer) 03:20
4  Pass You By (Fred Karlin; Robb Royer) 03:10
5  Brother’s Theme (Instrumental) (Fred Karlin) 03:21
6  Everybody’s Dancin’ (Fred Karlin) 02:50
7  See It My Way (Fred Karlin) 02:36
8  Forever (Fred Karlin) 02:43
9  Keep It In The Family (Burton Cummings) 03:14
10  I’m In Love Again (Fred Karlin) 02:46
11  Come On And Get Ready (Instrumental) (Vincent Albano) 02:19


BassDavid Dickey
BassIan Gardiner
BassLeon Gaer
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
DrumsRichie Hayward
DrumsRick Shlosser
DrumsWillie Leacox
GuitarDanny Weiss
GuitarDavid Hines
GuitarFred Tackett
GuitarGlenn Jordan
GuitarJack Daniels
GuitarMichael Woods
GuitarThom Rotella
KeyboardsAlan Lindgren
KeyboardsBurton Cummings
KeyboardsDavid Diggs
KeyboardsDoug Cameron
KeyboardsJames Phillips
KeyboardsJimmy Calire
HornsKurt McGettrick
HornsPete Christlieb
HornsSteve Madaio
PercussionLenny Castro
PercussionRonnie Meckler
PercussionTom Walsh
Background VocalsBrenda Russell
Background VocalsMichele Aller
Background VocalsRon Green

Performed By

1 California Dreamin’


2 Come On And Get Ready

VocalsHenry Small

3 Among The Yesterdays

VocalsBurton Cummings

4 Pass You By

VocalsFlo & Eddie

6 Everybody’s Dancin’

VocalsHenry Small

7 See It My Way


8 Forever

VocalsMichelle Phillips

9 Keep It In The Family

VocalsBurton Cummings

10 I’m In Love Again

VocalsFred Upton

Liner Notes

Producer – Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley (Track 1)
Producer – Vincent Albano (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10)
Producer – Howard Steele (Tracks 6, 8, 11)
Producer – Burton Cummings (Track 9)
Producer (Executive) – Buddy Epstein
Engineer – Howard Steele, Tim Dennen, Tim Sandler

Mastered At Allen Zentz Mastering
Mixed At Studio 55, Los Angeles
Phonographic Copyright American International Pictures Inc
Copyright American International Pictures Inc