DON MCLEAN APPEARS ON CNBC’S SQUAWK BOX AS PART OF NYC MEDIA TOUR

Don McLean 04.05.17

NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 5, 2017) – Iconic singer-songwriter Don McLean is in the midst of a whirlwind media tour in New York. His first stop, CNBC’s Squawk Box, where he appeared this morning in a round table discuss with show anchors Joe Kernen, Becky Quick, and Andrew Ross Sorkin and special guest Andrew Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants.

Click here to view CNBC clip:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000607279

In addition, McLean appeared on WABC Radio’s The Bernie and Sid Show to talk about the recent announcement from the...

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DON MCLEAN'S "AMERICAN PIE" ADDED TO NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Don McLean 03.29.17

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 29, 2017) – Today, the Library of Congress added Don McLean’s monumental 1971 hit “American Pie” to their National Recording Registry of 2016. “American Pie” joins Judy Garland’s “Over The Rainbow,” N.W.A.’s seminal album, Straight Outta Compton and the Eagles’ 1976 Their Greatest Hits as aural treasures worthy of preservation as part of America’s patrimony.

"I have been proud to be an American artist who has represented his country around the world for almost 50 years,” states McLean. “I hope I did a good job because I was always aware of the country I came from. America has a vast musical heritage which is diverse and profound. With few...

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"American Pie" Singer Commemorates Historic Day By Re-Issuing Remastered Vinyl Hit Record, Auctioning Handwritten Lyrics

ICONIC SINGER-SONGWRITER DON MCLEAN REFLECTS ON "THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED" ON 58TH ANNIVERSARY OF TRAGIC PLANE CRASH

Don McLean 02.03.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 3, 2017) – On February 3, 1959, a chartered aircraft crashed in Mason City, Iowa just minutes after takeoff claiming the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson – “The Big Bopper” – and the pilot, Roger Peterson.

The fateful day was coined “The Day The Music Died” by Don McLean in his hit “American Pie.” The song was released in 1971 and spent four weeks at No. 1 in 1972. In 2001, thirty years later, the Recording Industry of America named the it the fifth greatest song of the 20th century.

“Buddy Holly was only 22 years old when he died on February 3, 1959. By that time he had...

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DON McLEAN SET FOR TELEVISION APPEARANCES

Don McLean 09.06.16

New York, NY (September 6, 2012) - 40 years after his iconic “American Pie” reached #1 on the Billboard pop singles chart, Don McLean will be the subject of a new and authorized documentary, DON McLEAN: AMERICAN TROUBADOUR. Due out on September 11, 2012 (Time Life), McLean granted unprecedented access and interviews for the film, revealing his personal account of a career spanning over four decades and performing songs that have become integral parts of American pop culture.  
 
In a promotional effort, Don McLean will embark on a media tour that will include stops at CBS This Morning,...

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DON McLEAN: AMERICAN TROUBADOUR DOCUMENTARY TO BE RELEASED ON DVD SEPTEMBER 11

Don McLean 08.13.16

Fairfax, VA (August 13, 2012) - 40 years after his iconic “American Pie” reached #1 on the Billboard pop singles chart, Don McLean will be the subject of a new and authorized documentary, DON McLEAN: AMERICAN TROUBADOUR.  Due out on September 11, 2012 (Time Life), McLean granted unprecedented access and interviews for the film, revealing his personal account of a career spanning over four decades and performing songs that have become integral parts of American pop culture.   DON McLEAN: AMERICAN TROUBADOUR also features over 15 live performances including “American Pie...

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DON MCLEAN'S CLASSIC AMERICAN PIE ALBUM IS AVAILABLE ON NEWLY REMASTERED VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE IT'S ORIGINAL RELEASE IN 1971

Don McLean 08.04.16

 

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (August 4, 2016) – Don McLean’s 1971 masterpiece American Pie has become part of American culture. Now, after four and a half decades, music connoisseurs can hear his classic songs and indelible lyrics on their original vinyl format.

 

American Pie has been newly remastered from analog tape by Robert Vosgien and the lacquers cut by Ron McMaster, both at Capitol Studios in Hollywood. The vinyl can be ordered here.

 

Recorded at The Record Plant in the late spring of 1971, American Pie was released by United Artists in October of that year. It contained not only the iconic chart-topping title cut, but also...

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