HomePopMarlena Shaw: California Soul Carl June 9, 2012 Pop, Rap/Hip-Hop 3 Comments This song, written in 1967 by Ashford and Simpson, has been recorded several times. The infectious version above was remixed by rapper Ya Boy and used in the 2011 movie The Lincoln Lawyer. Here is a version by The Fifth Dimension. 3 Responses Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.