San Francisco by Scott McKenzie | Lyrics With Guitar Chords

50 years ago "San Francisco (Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair)" kicked off  the Summer of Love

San Francisco by Scott McKenzie was released in 1967. It was written by John Philips of the Mamas & The Papas to help promote the Monterey Pop Festival in Monterey, CA. The song has been attributed as one of the signature anthems of the 1960s counterculture movement.

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The original key of San Francisco by Scott McKenzie is in G major.

Guitar Chords for San Francisco by Scott McKenzie

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San Francisco by Scott McKenzie – Lyrics with Chords

[Intro]
G
 
[Verse]
Em          C        G       D
  If you're going to San Francisco
Em           C         G               D
  Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair
Em          G        C       G
  If you're going to San Francisco
G              Bm   Em                 D
  You're gonna meet some gentle people there
Em              C       G       D
  For those who come to San Francisco
Em       C         G            D
  Summer time will be a love-in there
Em       G          C       G
  In the streets of San Francisco
G        Bm          Em               D
  Gentle people with flowers in their hair
 
[Bridge]
F                       F
  All across the nation    such a strange vibration
G
  People in motion
F                             F
  There's a whole generation    with a new explanation
G                  D
  People in motion, people in motion
 
[Verse]
Em              Am C    G   Bm  D
  For those who come to San Francisco
Em           C         G               D
  Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair
Em       G       C       G
  If you come to San Francisco
G        Bm   Em                G  Em
  Summer time will be a love-in there
[Outro]
F#m       A       D       A
   If you come to San Francisco
A        C#m  F#m               A     F#m
   Summertime will be a love-in there
A F#m
A F#m

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