San Francisco

One of the best songs from the “Hippie Era” is San Francisco. This is the song that speaks about migrating to San Francisco and wearing flowers in your hair. It was written by John Phillips and it was made famous by Scott Mackenzie. We demonstrate San Francisco in the key of C. The chords are arranged in standard progressions with no surprises. San Francisco starts with an Am chord to set the mood for the lyrics. As soon as you hear the first chord, it is easy to fall right into the chord structure. The strumming is open and free, as befits the mood of the times. You’ll enjoy playing San Francisco.

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