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 […]


Don’s first single in the UK since American Pie hit the top-10 in 1991 is due out on August 28th 2006. It is ‘Farewell’, the song Don recorded for Mike Read’s album SONGS, a collection of songs written by Mike using the lyrics of Sir John Betjeman’s timeless poetry. The single can be purchased from […]

Brian Kennedy’s George Best tribute single featuring Don McLean’s song Vincent is number 4 on the UK singles chart and number 3 on the Irish chart. Profits from the single will support research into liver disease. George Best, a well known former footballer and personality, died last month following a long battle with alcoholism and […]

This tribute CD single is being released next Monday (26th Dec) in the UK and this Friday in Ireland. Track listing 1. You Raise Me Up – Brian Kennedy 2. The Long and Winding Road – Peter Corry 3. Bring Him Home/Vincent – Peter Corry/Brian Kennedy See Brian Kennedy’s website for more info: http://www.briankennedy.co.uk/hotoffthepress.html These […]