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Throughout the 1970s Don McLean maintained a large and loyal Dutch and UK fan base. His frequent concert tours to both countries were always sold out meaning it was no surprise when Don returned to number 1 in 1980 with his recording of Roy Orbison and Joe Melson’s classic song “Crying”, first in Holland and […]

In 2000, Madonna unexpectedly recorded ‘American Pie’. On release in the UK it entered the official singles chart at number 1 and in the US made the top-30 on airplay points alone. This prompted EMI to release a new “Best of Don McLean” CD that gave Don his first top-30 chart album hit in 20 years. […]