R.I.P Scott McKenzie

Scott McKenzie, who sang the 1960s hit ‘San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)’, has died, aged 73. The singer-songwriter passed away in his LA home on Saturday (August 18).H e had been in and out of hospital since being diagnosed two years ago with Guillaine-Barré syndrome, a disease of the nervous system, and had been “very ill” in recent weeks, according to his official website, A statement added: ‘It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Scott McKenzie in LA on 18th August, 2012. Scott had been very ill recently and passed away in his home after two weeks in hospital.’ It went on: “It has been our pleasure to maintain this website over the past 15 years and this is the hardest update of them all. Farewell our much-loved and wonderful friend.”

My condolences to all of his family and friends, I have to be honest I genuinely only know the one Scott McKenzie song but I genuinely love it! People may unfortunately be mortal but great music lives on forever so in tribute here it is..

PDC

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