One of Don’s best love songs and the song behind the “Killing me softly” legend.
Another classic from the 1972 “Don McLean” album.
From the “Chain Lightning” album.
From the 1972 “Don McLean” album and a staple of every greatest hits package since.
From his 1988 studio album “Love Tracks” this song was a top-50 hit for Don. Written by Terri Sharp, the excellent singer-songwriter and friend of Don’s.
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 […]
Weathered faces lined in pain…
Hills of forest green where the mountains touch the sky…
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. […]