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Scott McKenzie: 5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the One-Hit Wonder

Posted on 08/23/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyIf you were an adolescent would-be hippie stuck in Pittsburgh or Peoria during the 1967 Summer of Love, you probably remember the siren call of  “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair).” You probably have a harder time remembering who sang it. The iconic ode was recorded by singer Scott McKenzie, and amazingly, it was the only hit he ever had. McKenzie, who passed away in Los Angeles on Aug. 18 at age 73, remains one of …