|What does California Girls mean?|
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Provided courtesty of songfacts.com:
|-||Beach Boys Mike Love and Brian Wilson wrote this song celebrating the women of California. Along with surfing and cars, girls were a common topic in many of The Beach Boys songs, and part of the California mythos that was so enticing to young people in other parts of America.Wilson wrote the music, and Love came up with the lyrics. Regarding his way with words, Love told us: "Ever since I can remember I've always been intrigued by poetry and literature. So that's always been something that I've immersed myself in since childhood. I'd always get really good grades in English literature and American literature and all that kind of thing. Whereas my math skills weren't exactly upgraded." (Here's our full <a href="http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/mike_love_of_the_beach_boys/" target="_blank" target="_blank">interview with Mike Love</a>.)|