Guitar enthusiasts and readers of the guitar forum will be pleased to hear that Don’s D-40 DM Martin guitar that was badly damaged by baggage handlers earlier this year has been successfully repaired by Martin. The restoration work took nearly six months but the guitar is as good as new and joins Don’s other D-40 […]

Let’s Talk Guitars with Don McLean: An Exclusive Interview with Don McLean ©2003. Don McLean. Part 2 (click here for Part 1) In the early part of your career you were a traditionalist in that you always used small-bodied Martin Guitars with 12-fret wide necks and slotted peg-heads and miked them acoustically, in fact, in […]


Porcelain Miniature Guitars, inc Don McLean D-40DM from www.gartlanusa.com.These fine replicas of Don McLean’s special issue Martin guitar went o­n sale early 2003. This page provides photos and a price list. A great gift for anyone who missed out o­n, or couldn’t afford, the real thing!      


SPECIAL EDITION: D-40DM DON McLEAN SIGNATURE EDITION 71 Instruments To Commemorate The Year That “American Pie” was released. Don McLean has been a loyal player of Martin guitars throughout his career with more than 14 Martin guitars in his collection. When discussing the edition, McLean said that given a choice between a Grammy and the […]