Scott McKenzie's San Francisco was a hippy anthem with a life of its own
Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit single "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" captured the spirit of the '60s flower-power movement and became a generational touchstone, has died. He was 73.McKenzie died Saturday at his home in Silver Lake, said Matt Pook, a longtime friend and neighbor.. A statement on his website said he had been ill with Guillain Barre Syndrome, a disease affecting the nervous system. He also co-wrote 'Kokomo' the Beach Boys' hit, with John Phillips.
Flower power star Scott McKenzie dies at the age of 73 after long battle with nervous system illness
He was one of the shining lights in the Summer of Love. But San Francisco (Don't Forget to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) singer Scott McKenzie has died at the age of 73 after a long battle with a nervous system illness.
Scott McKenzie - Scott McKenzie was an American singer and songwriter. He was best known for his 1967 hit single and generational anthem, "San Francisco". Wikipedia Born: January 10, 1939, Jacksonville Beach, FL Died: August 18, 2012 Spouse: Anzy Wells Albums: Stained Glass Morning, More Movies: Redneck County
Scott McKenzie, singer of flower power pop, dies aged 73
Scott McKenzie, singer of flower power pop, dies aged 73 Scott McKenzie, who sang the 1960s hit San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair), has died aged 73. The singer was a close friend of Mamas and Papas star John Phillips, who wrote and produced the San Francisco track. Released in May 1967, it became a global hit and an anthem for the 1960s counterculture movement. www.bbc.co.uk