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Singer / Songwriter Don McLean on PROFILES
Legendary Singer / Songwriter Don McLean classic Pop Hit "American Pie" was recently selected as one of the five greatest songs of the 20th Century.
Legendary Singer / Songwriter Don McLean classic Pop Hit "American Pie" was recently selected as one of the five greatest songs of the 20th Century. After 40 years in the music Business, in 2004 McLean was elected into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame.
Don McLean's Magnum Opus "American Pie" is a sprawling, impressionistic ballad inspired partly by the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper in the plane crash in 1959. The song popularized the expression "The Day The Music Died", in reference to this event.
His other renowned hits such as "Vincent" and "Crying" are also quite memorable. McLean's musical accomplishments place him among top Singers / Songwriters of our time.
The following Don McLean songs have each been played over three million times on American radio... and they are -- "American Pie", "And I Love You So", "Vincent" and "Castles In The Air".
Time Life's recent documentary on DVD titled, "Don McLean: American Troubador" gives a behind the scenes look at one of Americas greatest Singer - Songwriters. The documentary summarizes his illustrious career and features all of his best known hits.
Recently, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys said this of McLean: "His voice could cut through steel. That's how pure it is. He's just a very, very talented Singer and Songwriter and he deserves his success".
This edition of Don McLean will air on the NYC TV (WNYE) Network, channel 25 on Monday, April 14th, at 11:00 PM
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