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 […]

A great weekend (7-8 July) as Don’s North American fans were treated to two Canadian shows and an appearance on CBS Sunday Morning. Here are some of the appreciative comments received: I just want to send you my appeciation of your evening spent with Vancouver Islanders at the Courtenay Music Festival. It’s been about 30 years […]

In February 2003 George Michael unexpectedly recorded Don McLean’s The Grave in protest against the looming Iraq war. George performed the song on numerous top rated TV shows including “Top of the Pops” and “So Graham Norton”. The video featured extensively on MTV. In response, Don issued a statement, through this website, praising George Michael’s […]