Donald McLean III (born October 2, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter. He is best known for his 1971 song "American Pie", which was a number-one US hit for four weeks in 1972, and a hit for Madonna in 2000. McLean's other well-known songs include: "And I Love You So", sung by Elvis Presley and Glen Campbell, among others; "Vincent", a tribute to the 19th-century Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh; and "Castles in the Air", which McLean recorded twice. In 2004, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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Don McLean in the News
The wonderful singer/songwriter Don McLean speaks to Music-News.com editor - Marco Gandolfi - at The Kensington Hotel on March 14th 2018.
via Music-News at March 14, 2018
Singer-songwriter says he is more likely to write a song about police brutalityDon McLean ‘American Pie’ hitmaker Don McLean has criticised the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements in a new interview, saying that there is …Continue reading » The post Don…
via NME at March 1, 2018
“American Pie” singer Don McLean lays into Hollywood hypocrisy: “There’s a lot of disingenuousness around now”
"To have people in Hollywood all dressing in black as if they've suddenly discovered the casting couch after 60 years is a laugh."
via Consequence of Sound at February 28, 2018
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