Steve Hicks Hixmaddog at AOL.COM
Fri Mar 22 03:28:33 UTC 2002

In a message dated 3/21/02 9:23:53 PM Central Standard Time,
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:

> P.S.  The first "Californication" hit on Nexis isn't until 1985; most
> of the early ones (until the explosion accompanying the eponymous Red
> Hot Chili Peppers album title) seem to have been set in the Pacific
> Northwest.

       My recollection is that I first encountered the
word on a Chad Mitchell Trio album: would have
had to have been the early '60s, since the bloom
was off the folk-music rose when I graduated in '66.

                                                       Steve Hicks

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