Scott McKenzie (January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012)

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    Scott McKenzie (born Philip Wallach Blondheim, January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012) was an American singer. He is best known for his 1967 hit single and generational anthem, "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)".


    "San Francisco"

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ_WG3d3GL8]Scott MacKenzie San Francisco 1967(original) - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Thanks for the awesome vid.

    A one-shot-wonder of a song for McKenzie - but WHAT a one-shot-wonder. (actually composed by John Phillips of The Mamas and The Papas.)

    I was about to turn 14 during The Summer Of Love."

    Peace.
     
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    Historic Song.

    Defined an ENTIRE GENERATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Don't need drugs to get high on.

    Passes the-test-of-time.
     
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    Love And Peace.
     
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    They all smiled during The Sumer Of Love.

    Who cares if they were stoned out of their minds.......................

    I still have fond memeories......................................
     
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    Great Hippie tune! Led Zep even gave it nod during the live version of "Dazed and Confused".
     
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    I'm glad I was lucky to have lived that era.
     
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    Stoned out tof their heads in the video. Like the guy in the tophat lol
     

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