Don McLean talks about his career and current interests, including comments on Jake Bugg, Ralph Nader and Ed Freeman and his plans for upcoming CD/DVD releases.
“Soon the relationship between McLean and Freeman became tense. They had different backgrounds and different ideas about how things should be done. Don liked to sing live, while Ed felt that convention dictated that vocals be over-dubbed. According to Freeman, McLean wanted a stripped-down, bare-bones production. ‘In spite of his pop influences and sophisticated material, […]
Ed Freeman & Don McLean working on the score for Fraternity Row
Sitting on Top of the World Living With the Blues Mountains O’ Mourne Fool’s Paradise Love O’ Love Medley: Bill Cheeatham/Old Joe Clark Everyday Ancient History Over the Mountains Lovesick Blues New Mule Skinner Blues Happy Trails “Sitting on Top of the World” composed by Bo Carter, Little Walter “Living With the Blues” composed by […]
Dreidel Bronco Bill’s Lament Oh, My What a Shame If We Try The More You Pay Narcisissima Falling Through Time On the Amazon (Grey-Newman-Ellis) Birthday Song The Pride Parade Released by United Artists in 1972. Follow up to the ‘American Pie’ album and single. From this album, ‘Dreidel’ and ‘If We Try’ became hits. Reissued […]
American Pie Till Tomorrow Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) Crossroads Winterwood Empty Chairs Everybody Loves Me, Baby Sister Fatima The Grave Babylon (Adapt. from Psalm 137) Released by United Artists in 1971. UNITED ARTISTS UAS-5535, Released October 1971 [LP] UNITED ARTISTS U-8299, Released October 1971 [8T] LIBERTY LN-10037, Reissued October 1980 [LP] EMI MANHATTAN CDP 7 […]