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Scott McKenzie

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Those Are People Who Died, Died: Musical Passings of 2012

    Rocks Off put it off as long as we could, because December has been a pretty rough month. It always is for music. (Hollywood, too.) But it's time to call the roll of people who played or sang their last note in 2012, plus a few who were just as instrumental offstage. Precious few corners of the mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    RIP Scott McKenzie: A Flower-Pop Playlist For the "San Francisco" Folkie

    This past Saturday, the world lost Scott McKenzie, the folk songwriter known best for his 1967 hit "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)," which would end up becoming one of the bedrock anthems of the flower-power generation. The song was written by John Phillips of the Mamas & the P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Glee: Redemption Songs

    ‚ÄčOur favorite show that doesn't at all remind us of Fame halted the steady slide into mediocrity we've been witnessing since it returned from hiatus with a rather frenetic episode dedicated to the idea that reputations, like songs, can be redeemed.So the assignment this week -- prompted by Kurt po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Glee: Redemption Songs

    ‚ÄčOur favorite show that doesn't at all remind us of Fame halted the steady slide into mediocrity we've been witnessing since it returned from hiatus with a rather frenetic episode dedicated to the idea that reputations, like songs, can be redeemed.So the assignment this week -- prompted by Kurt po ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    Jimmy LaFave

    Saturday, November 3

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