Wednesday, October 06, 2010

“You’re Gonna Meet Some Gentle People There”

Bouchercon 2010 begins in San Francisco just one week from today. To get everybody who will be attending in the proper, joyous frame of mind, here’s Scott McKenzie singing one of the most memorable works associated with that beautiful and historic Northern California city, a generational anthem of sorts, “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair).” This song was composed by John Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas and released as a single in 1967 to promote the Monterey Pop Festival. It’s a song of innocence, of hopefulness, of love. It’s a song that captures San Francisco’s distinctiveness, then and now.

Please pass the daisies ...

READ MORE:The Top 10 Reasons to Attend Bouchercon,” by Jared Case (A Case of Murder); “Bouchercon Comes to San Francisco!” by Kelli Stanley (Writing in the Dark).

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