Don McLean’s original recording of American Pie returned to the UK charts on February 12th, 40 years after its first release. In 1972 the song peaked at number 2; in 1991 it’s official re-release saw it climb into the UK top-10 and in 2000 Madonna’s version reached number 1. The song also charted in the […]


5,000 people parading through the streets of Michigan’s second largest city, Grand Rapids, lip synching to Don McLean’s “American Pie.” This version of “American Pie” is from Don McLean’s 1976 album called “Solo”, still widely available.


Further to our twitter announcement in January this is to remind British fans that a brand new documentary about Don McLean will air on Sky Arts 1 at 9pm on March 14th. The producer, Marina Fonseca, says she had a wonderful time back in the midsts of February 2010 at Don McLean’s home where he discussed […]


Don McLean appeared on the Andrew Marr show this morning. This is primarily a politics show and Don’s support was David Cameron, who on Friday may become Britain’s new Prime Minister. Andrew Marr’s brief interview with Don McLean has made the BBC News website front page. Don McLean talked in his usual way about writing American Pie except today […]


Don McLean is scheduled to sing on the Andrew Marr show next Sunday, May 2nd, on BBC 1. This is primarily a politics show and Andrew’s supporting star guest will be David Cameron, who four days later may become Britain’s new Prime Minister. Also, all fans can listen to another Don McLean interview this week […]


Today’s “Mail on Sunday” (a national newspaper in the UK) adds to the list of excellent reviews for Don McLean’s new album. “…Addicted to Black is a frothy, frequently tongue-in-cheek set of songs in a breezy style that draws on bluegrass and early rock ‘n’ roll. There’s no American Pie and no Vincent, but it’s lively and […]