American Troubadour (2012)

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1. EVERYDAY
2. CASTLES IN THE AIR
3. AMERICAN PIE
4. WINTERWOOD
5. AND I LOVE YOU SO
6. ADDICTED TO BLACK
7. CRYING
8. EMPTY CHAIRS
9. SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU
10. I TUNE THE WORLD OUT
11. HOMELESS BROTHER
12. WONDERFUL BABY
13. HAVE YOU SEEN ME
14. I WAS ALWAYS YOUNG
15. LOVERS LOVE THE SPRING

DISC TWO:

1. WORDS AND MUSIC
2. LEFT FOR DEAD
3. IF I HADN’T MET YOU
4. IF WE TRY
5. CROSSROADS
6. VINCENT
7. HEADROOM
8. PRIMETIME
9. 1967
10. JERUSALEM
11. SUPERMAN’S GHOST
12. INFINITY
13. MAGDALENE LANE
14. SEAMAN
15. THE STATUE

Released by Time Life Sept 2012

Credits:

Nanci Griffith: Duet
Buddy Holly: Composer
Don McLean: Producer, Executive Producer
Roy Orbison: Composer
D. McLean: Composer
Jim Brown: Producer
W. Lester: Composer
N. Petty: Composer
J. Melson: Composer
J. Vogel: Composer
J. Beaumont: Composer
Mike Severs: Mastering
Patrisha McLean: Cover Photo, Back Cover Photo
Alan Howard: Liner Notes
Larry Buttler: Producer

 DVD

An extended version of the documentary about the Don McLean story produced by multi Emmy-award winning film director Jim Brown was also released on DVD in September 2012. Included in this 90-minute feature film is music by Elvis Presley, Madonna, Fred Astaire and Garth Brooks and interviews with Brian Wilson (Beach Boys), Mike Mills (REM) and Lori Lieberman.

Addicted to Black (2009)

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Run, Diana Run
Beside Myself
Mary Lost a Ring
Lovers love the spring (William Shakespeare)
Promise to Remember
The Three of Us
Shadowland
I Was Always Young
This is America (Eisenhower)
In a Museum

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Released by Don McLean Records in 2009. Studio album of original compositions.
Issued by Proper Records 2011 (UK) 2012 (US).

All tracks composed by Don McLean unless otherwise stated.

Legendary Don McLean (2007)

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If We Try
Mountains O’Mourne (French-Collisson)
Words And Music
Your Cheating Heart (Williams)
Since I Don’t Have You (Beaumont-Vogel-Verscharen-Taylor-Lester)
Maybe Baby (Petty-Hardin)
Dreidel
Winterwood
Everyday (Hardy-Petty)
Have You Seen Me
And I Love You So
Jerusalem
American Pie
Empty Chairs
Wonderful Baby
Crying (Orbison-Melson)
Castles In The Air (1981 version)
Crossroads
Vincent (Starry Starry Night)
In a Museum

Released by EMI Records in 2007. Top 40 hit in the UK and includes a whole DVD in addition to the CD listed here

All tracks composed by Don McLean unless otherwise stated.

Rearview Mirror

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  1. If You Could Read My Mind (remastered) (G Lightfoot)
  2. Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)
  3. Wonderful Baby
  4. Love Me Tender (E Presley)
  5. (It Was) A Very Good Year (Ervin M. Drake)
  6. El Paso
  7. My Saddle Pals and I
  8. And I Love You So
  9. Crying (Orbison-Melson)
  10. Empty Chairs (recorded in 1978)
  11. Homeless Brother
  12. TB Blues
  13. Magdalene Lane
  14. Infinity
  15. Prime Time
  16. American Pie
  17. Run, Diana Run
  18. You’ve Got to Share

Released by Hyena Records in 2005. Career retrospective including previously unreleased material, the original studio recording of American Pie and Don’s new song, Run, Diana Run. Includes a bonus DVD featuring Don McLean rehearsing at home with the Jordanaires in 1984 and Don’s only music video – Headroom. Produced by Don McLean and Joel Dorn.

Christmastime!

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  1. Winter Wonderland
  2. Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem
  3. Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town
  4. I’ll Be Home For Christmas-Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  5. Burgundian Carol
  6. White Christmas
  7. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  8. Pretty Paper
  9. ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas
  10. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
  11. Oh Holy Night
  12. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day
  13. Blue Christmas
  14. Christmas Waltz
  15. Let It Snow
  16. Toyland
  17. The Last Month Of The Year
  18. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
  19. Silent Night
  20. Go Tell It On The Mountain

Combining “Don McLean Christmas” and “Christmas Dreams” this 20-track compilation was issued in 2004 by Don McLean Records and is available direct from our online store.

You’ve Got to Share (songs for children)

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  1. Little Rooster
  2. Be Kind to your Parents
  3. You’ve got to Share
  4. This Old Man
  5. Windy Old Weather
  6. I’m an Old Cowhand
  7. The Eagle
  8. You have no right (solo Jackie McLean)
  9. Luby Lu
  10. The Cat came Back
  11. The Horse Named Bill
  12. Pick it up
  13. Hush Little Baby
  14. Blackberry Blossom
  15. Birdies Three (A la Volette)
  16. Where Have All The Flowers Gone
  17. Going to the Chapel/Goodnight Sweetheart
  • “Be Kind to your Parents” composed by Harold Rome
  • “I’m an Old Cowhand” composed by Johnny Mercer
  • “Pick it up” composed by Woody Guthrie
  • “Birdies Three (A la Volette)” composed by A. Kevess
  • “Where Have All The Flowers Gone” composed by Pete Seeger
  • “Going to the Chapel/Goodnight Sweetheart” composed by Barry, Carter, Greenwich, Hudson and Spector

Released 2003 on Don McLean Records. Currently available from the official Don McLean Music Store.