Did You You: “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)” By Scott McKenzie
Today’s ‘Tickets @ 2’ hit to listen for is by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Scott McKenzie[/lastfm], “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)”
The song was written by John Phillips of The Mama’s & Papa’s, and produced by Lou Adler. The song brought thousands of young people to San Francisco, wearing flowers in their hair.
It was written and released in 1967 to promote the Monterey Pop Festival. It was released on May 13th, 1967 and by June commanded the #4 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. Meanwhile the song hit #1 in the UK and most of Europe, selling 7 million copies worldwide.
We’ll take caller #5 when it plays between two and three to win Bugs Bunny at The Symphony tickets at 1-800-232-KRTH (5784).