Scott McKenzie

1939 - 2012

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Scott McKenzie (born Philip Wallach Blondheim III; January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012) was an American singer and songwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scott McKenzie has received more than 1,007,205 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Scott McKenzie is the 245th most popular musician (up from 269th in 2019), the 1,393rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,406th in 2019) and the 68th most popular American Musician.

Scott McKenzie is most famous for his song "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" which was written and recorded in 1967.

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  • 68.95

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  • 29

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  • 5.59

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  • 2.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Scott McKenzie ranks 245 out of 2,675Before him are Alfred Brendel, Roger Daltrey, Abdel Halim Hafez, Franz Berwald, Lars Ulrich, and Alan Parsons. After him are Jaco Pastorius, Lenny Kravitz, Dolores O'Riordan, Mike Portnoy, Snoop Dogg, and Sidney Bechet.

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Among people born in 1939, Scott McKenzie ranks 68Before him are Ginger Baker, Amarildo Tavares da Silveira, Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, Princess Irene of the Netherlands, Emil Constantinescu, and Amancio Amaro. After him are Fikret Abdić, Sidney Altman, Pak Pong-ju, Susumu Tonegawa, Helmut Haller, and Bernard Kouchner. Among people deceased in 2012, Scott McKenzie ranks 58Before him are Lucio Dalla, Andrew Huxley, Harry Harrison, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Paul L. Smith, and F. Sherwood Rowland. After him are Ben Gazzara, Carlo Maria Martini, Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., Helmut Haller, E. Donnall Thomas, and Chadli Bendjedid.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scott McKenzie ranks 1,393 out of 15,968Before him are Arthur Penn (1922), Jasper Johns (1930), Sylvia Browne (1936), Carson McCullers (1917), Conrad Hilton (1887), and Vint Cerf (1943). After him are Gene Sharp (1928), Vera Wang (1949), Ben Gazzara (1930), Elias James Corey (1928), Bernard Baruch (1870), and Jaco Pastorius (1951).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Scott McKenzie ranks 68Before him are Ike Turner (1931), Art Blakey (1919), Count Basie (1904), Duff McKagan (1964), Paul Stanley (1952), and Marilyn Manson (1969). After him are Jaco Pastorius (1951), Lenny Kravitz (1964), Mike Portnoy (1967), Snoop Dogg (1971), Sidney Bechet (1897), and Liberace (1919).