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Scott McKenzie (born Philip Blondheim, January 10, 1939, in Jacksonville, Florida), is a singer best known for his 1967 hit of "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)". Image File history File links Template:Album-cover File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Motto: Where Florida Begins Location in the state of Florida Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Duval  - Mayor John Peyton (R) Area    - City 2,264. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) is a song, written by John Phillips of The Mamas & The Papas, and sung by Scott McKenzie. ...


Life and career

He grew up in North Carolina and Virginia, where he became friends with the son of one of his mother's friends, John Phillips. In the mid 1950s, he sang briefly with Tim Rose in a high school group called The Singing Strings, and later with Phillips, Mike Boran and Bill Cleary formed a doo wop band, The Abstracts. In New York, The Abstracts became The Smoothies and recorded two singles with Decca Records, produced by Milt Gabler. In 1961 Phillips and McKenzie met Dick Weissman and formed The Journeymen, which recorded three albums for Capitol Records. After disbanding The Journeymen in 1964, they discussed forming a group called The Mamas & the Papas. McKenzie wanted to perform on his own, so Phillips formed the group with Denny Doherty, Cass Elliot and Michelle Phillips, his second wife. The group soon moved to California. Two years later, McKenzie followed from New York and signed with Lou Adler's Ode Records. Phillips wrote and produced "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)" for McKenzie, which was released in 1967. Phillips played guitar on the recording and Michelle Phillips played bells. It became a top-five smash in the United States and a number one hit in many other countries in the world. Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... A son is a male offspring; a boy, man, or male animal in relation to either or both of his parents. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) is a song, written by John Phillips of The Mamas & The Papas, and sung by Scott McKenzie. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Michelle Phillips, far right, with her fellow band members when with The Mamas & the Papas in the late 1960s. ... Number One or number one is used in a variety of meanings: // 2 is literally the number one #1, a single by rapper Nelly Number Ones, an album by Michael Jackson Number 1, a song by Goldfrapp Number 1, a song by Pharrell Number One, a song by Hazel Fernandes... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... 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"San Francisco" became a hippie anthem in the United States and was popular around the world. It was played at the Summer of Love in San Francisco. McKenzie followed it with "Like An Old Time Movie", also written and produced by Phillips, which was a minor hit. His first album, The Voice of Scott McKenzie was followed with an album called Stained Glass Morning. He stopped recording about that time in the early 1970's and lived in Joshua Tree, California and Virginia Beach. Singer at contemporary Russian Rainbow gathering Hippie, usually spelled hippy in the United Kingdom, refers to a subgroup of the 1960s and early 1970s counterculture that began in the United States, becoming an established social group by 1965 before declining during the mid-1970s. ... The Summer of Love is a phrase given to the summer of 1967 to try to describe the feeling of being in San Francisco that summer, when the so-called hippie movement came to full fruition. ... Events and trends Although in the United States and in many other Western societies the 1970s are often seen as a period of transition between the turbulent 1960s and the more conservative 1980s and 1990s, many of the trends that are associated widely with the Sixties, from the Sexual Revolution... Joshua Tree is a census-designated place located in San Bernardino County, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Part of the Virginia Beach oceanfront resort strip. ...


In 1986, he started singing with a new version of The Mamas and the Papas and in 1988 co-wrote the Beach Boys hit "Kokomo" with Phillips, Mike Love and Terry Melcher. In 1998 he retired from the road version of The Mamas and Papas. He currently lives in Los Angeles. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Beach Boys, originally the Beech Boys, a small team of four brothers from the south of Poland, emigrated to America in the early 1950s in search of a fortune to be made in the Arizonian logging industry. When it soon became evident they had been the victims of... Kokomo was a song penned by Mike Love, Scott McKenzie, Terry Melcher, and John Phillips and recorded by The Beach Boys in 1988. ... Michael Edward Love (born March 15, 1941 in Los Angeles, California) is an American singer and songwriter who was one of the lead singers and lyric writers of The Beach Boys. ... Album cover for Melchers self titled album (1974) Terry Melcher (February 8, 1942 – November 19, 2004) was an American musician and record producer. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1290. ...


Trivia

A sample of "San Francisco" was used in a techno-version of the song, "The Sound of San Francisco", made by Global Deejays, usually played in nightclubs. Sample can refer to any of the following. ... // Discography 2005 Network Singles / Maxis / Vinyls 2005 The Sound of San Francisco 2005 What A Feeling (Flashdance) 2006 Stars on 45 (January 2006) Non-Official Singles 2005 Dont Stop (Me Now) (Only Radio Stations) Non-Official Remixes Danzel - You Are All of That American Pie In The Name of... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


External links

  • Scott McKenzie Web Site

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