"I Love You, California" is the official state song of California. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. The lyrics were written by F. B. Silverwood, a Los Angeles merchant and the words were subsequently put to music by Alfred F. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West Frankenstein, a former conductor for the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra. Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra (1974 - 1979 Some of the more notable members included John Faddis, Snooky Young, Bill Watrous, David Duke, It was the official song of expositions held in San Francisco and San Diego in 1915, and was played aboard the first ship to go through the Panama Canal. The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city Year 1915 ( MCMXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year The Panama Canal is a man-made Canal in Panama which joins the In 1951, the State Legislature passed a resolution designating it as California's state song. Year 1951 ( MCMLI) was a Common year starting on Monday. Events of 1951 January During the years following, several attempts were made to make other songs such as "California, Here I Come" the official state song, especially due to the fact that "California Here I Come" is widely known while " I Love You, California" is known by few people at present. " California Here I Come " is a Studio recording by Al Jolson. Finally, in 1988, "I Love You, California" became the official state song by law. Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) (Source: California State Library)
California State Code states 421. 7. "I Love You, California," a song published in 1913 with lyrics by F. B. Silverwood and music by A. F. Frankenstein, is the official state song.