Scott McKenzie

Scott McKenzie (born Philip Wallach Blondheim, January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012)
An American singer and songwriter. He was best known for his 1967 hit single and generational anthem, “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)”.
IN 1961 PHILLIPS AND MCKENZIE MET DICK WEISSMAN AND FORMED THE FOLK GROUP, THE JOURNEYMEN,THEY RECORDED THREE ALBUMS AND SEVEN SINGLES FOR CAPITOL RECORDS IN 1964, THE JOURNEYMEN DISBANDED THEN MCKENZIE AND WEISSMAN BECAME SOLO PERFORMERS, WHILE PHILLIPS FORMED THE GROUP THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS WITH DENNY DOHERTY, CASS ELIOT IN 1986, HE STARTED SINGING WITH A NEW VERSION OF THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS. WITH TERRY MELCHER, MIKE LOVE, AND JOHN PHILLIPS, HE CO-WROTE “KOKOMO” (1988), A NUMBER 1 SINGLE FOR THE BEACH BOYS.

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