Don McLean was presented with his BBC lifetime achievement award on February 8th in a show broadcast live on British TV and worldwide via BBC radio. Don performed two songs – “And I Love You So” and “Homeless Brother” – which drew a major reaction and for a while Don was ‘trending’ on Twitter! […]
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. His interview featured on the front page of the BBC news website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/8656973.stm During the show Don also sang Vincent, watched by fellow guest […]
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 will be hosting a radio event called “Maria Elena Holly – my life with Buddy Holly” in February (we don’t know the date yet) at 7pm on BBC radio 2 as part of their fifties series. Information will be available soon from the BBC website.
October 1991 was an exciting time for all UK fans of Don McLean as he had just released American Pie as a CD single (also containing Vincent and Castles in the Air). At the time this interview was broadcast the single was at No 45 in the charts; it soon climbed to the top-10 with […]