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Stock Music track: California Ain't That Far

A soft contemporary country song about escaping to California. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version.

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Track details

Track ID number: 19184
CD-collection containing this track: (None)
Genres: Vocal Country Music -- Country & Bluegrass
Moods/Emotions: Laid back / Easy-going / Chilled -- Homey / Cozy / Wholesome -- Reflective / Thoughtful / Introspective
Suggested Production Types: Family / Light Entertainment -- Love Story / Romance -- Outdoorman / Fishing / Hiking -- Vacation / Holiday / Travel Show
Prominent Instruments: Guitar (Acoustic) -- Guitar (Slide / Steel) -- Vocals (Male) / Singing with Lyrics
Tempo feel: Slow
Tempo Beats Per Minute: 116
Artist: Justin Busch
Composer: Justin Busch (BMI - CAE#: 719808413) & Dave Tough (SESAC - CAE# 499731200)
Publisher: Tough Daddy Publishing (BMI)
PRO / Non-PRO Track? PRO (What's this?)
WAV file bit depth: CD-quality / 16-bit (What's this?)
Lyrics: We were just about as wild as we were young
Restless and free, madly in love
Just you and me, a full tank of dreams
Left that dirt road town in our rearview dust
Down the interstate it was only us
And the radio, 3000 miles to go

Just like that we headed off to the coast

California ain’t that far
Where the hard times they ain’t that hard
Everything’s better in the Golden West
It’s a state of mind a way of life
It’s an endless summer paradise
San Francisco to Sunset Boulevard
California ain’t that far

We saw Memphis fade out with the setting sun
Made Austin as old Willie sung
“On The Road Again” just like an old friend
Phoenix Arizona finally gave way
As we opened up those Golden Gates
Crossed that state line
You looked right into my eyes

And said darling I guess we were right

California ain’t that far
Where the hard times they ain’t that hard
Everything’s better in the Golden West
It’s a state of mind a way of life
It’s an endless summer paradise
San Diego to Sunset Boulevard
California ain’t that far

BRIDGE:
But real life it aint like the movies
Playing on them Hollywood big screens
You got caught up in those nights
Fell in love with those bright lights
And fell out of love with me

So I went back to where we started out
Working 9-5 in this small town
When suddenly
I see you on my TV
Makes me miss you and the days when I still believed


California ain’t that far
Where the hard times they ain’t that hard
Everything’s better in the Golden West
It’s a state of mind a way of life
It’s an endless summer paradise
The Hollywood Hills to Sunset Boulevard
California ain’t that far
About the Artist
Justin Busch Justin Busch

Justin Busch is a songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist from San Francisco, CA currently living and performing in The Los Angeles Area. As a composer he is a former staff-writer for Al Jolson Enterprises and Shadow Mountain Music. His music has been recorded by artists spanning multiple genres, as well as featured in TV shows, movies, national advertising campaigns, and more. Recent cuts include: Chris Hawkey, Mixology (ABC), Chicago Med (NBC), Shameless (Showtime), Jeff Dane, Ry Bradley, 420 Reloaded (movie), Museum Men (History Channel), Brittini Black, Shake off the World (movie), Summer Love (movie), Hart of Dixie (CW Network), Sherry Lynn, Pretty Little Things (movie), iKllr (movie), Analise Malick, Endurance Films Rides Series, Boot Barn (commercial) , and Kari Smith.