Don McLean



Don McLean
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Active
1969
Born
October 2, 1945 in New Rochelle
Location
New Rochelle, NY, United States
Genres
Pop
Biography
Don McLean (born October 2, 1945 in New Rochelle, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, most famous for his 1971 song "American Pie", released from the album of the same name, about the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper (Jiles Perry (J.P.) (Jape) Richardson, Jr.). The song, an international number one single, spawned the phrase "The Day the Music Died," referring to the day of the crash [3 February 1959]. It was later listed as the No. 5 song on the RIAA project 'Songs of the Century'.
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Top Songs by Don McLean


Castles in the Air

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American Pie

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Crying

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Vincent

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Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)

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Vincent (live)

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Babylon

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Dreidel

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Empty Chairs

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Everyday

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Starry, Starry Night

Starry, Starry Night

Don McLean October 21, 2016

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Starry Starry Night: Live In Austin

Starry Starry Night: Live In Austin

Don McLean October 21, 2016

24 Tracks

Airwaves (Live)

Airwaves (Live)

Don McLean October 17, 2016

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Castles in the Air (Live Concert)

Castles in the Air (Live Concert)

Don McLean June 7, 2016

13 Tracks

Don Mclean: Live In Manchester

Don Mclean: Live In Manchester

Don McLean October 7, 2014

18 Tracks

Tapestry

Tapestry

Don McLean November 29, 2012

5 Tracks

Live in New York 1971

Live in New York 1971

Don McLean October 30, 2012

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American Troubadour

American Troubadour

Don McLean September 11, 2012

28 Tracks

Don Mclean: American Troubadour

Don Mclean: American Troubadour

Don McLean September 11, 2012

30 Tracks

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