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Don McLean

 
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Date of Birth: October 02, 1945 (76)

Birth Place: New Rochelle, NY, USA

Bio:
Don McLean is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his 1971 hit song "American Pie" (read complete bio)
 

Don McLean Biography

Don McLean is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his 1971 hit song "American Pie"




Don McLean News

Paramount+ to Debut New Don McLean Documentary Photo Paramount+ to Debut New Don McLean Documentary
by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022

With a narrative running deeper than a catchy tune and cryptic verses, “American Pie” is a musical phenomenon woven deep into the history of American culture, entertaining audiences around the world for over 50 years. In THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED: THE STORY OF DON MCLEAN’S “AMERICAN PIE,” McLean will share the secrets behind his iconic song.

MV Concert Series Adds Blind Boys of Alabama, Ani DiFranco, Don McLean, and More to 2 Photo MV Concert Series Adds Blind Boys of Alabama, Ani DiFranco, Don McLean, and More to 2022 Summer Concert Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022

The MV Concert Series has added new shows by Grammy winners, soul icons, folk legends and some of the top artists touring the country. The new additions to an already thrilling summer lineup include Grammy half of farmers Blind Boys of Alabama and Don McLean as well as Grammy winner Ani DiFranco.

Tyson Fury Teams up With Don McLean to Remake Classic Song 'American Pie' Photo Tyson Fury Teams up With Don McLean to Remake Classic Song 'American Pie'
by Michael Major - Apr 19, 2022

Fury, who will take on fellow Brit Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium on April 23rd live on BT Sport Box Office, famously performed 'American Pie' after defeating Deontay Wilder in Fury v Wilder II in 2020. The song has since become synonymous with the boxer who is not afraid to showcase his musical talent.

Don McLean Brings His American Pie 50th Anniversary World Tour To The UIS Performing  Photo Don McLean Brings His American Pie 50th Anniversary World Tour To The UIS Performing Arts Center, July 23
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022

Don McLean's 2022 American Pie 50th Anniversary World Tour is coming to the UIS Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Tickets on sale Friday, April 22.

VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs Tribute to Don McLean with Performance of 'Vincent (St Photo VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs Tribute to Don McLean with Performance of 'Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)'
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 5, 2022

Talk show host and award-winning pop music star Kelly Clarkson surprised her television audience today with a beautiful rendition of Don McLean’s hit single “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)” in honor of the 50th Anniversary of McLean’s American Pie album that spawned the hit singles “American Pie” and “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)”. McLean will also be featured on Talk Shop Live, Monday, April 11 at 3 PM ET to discuss his upcoming children’s book “American Pie: The Fable” which will be released on June 7.

VIDEO: Don McLean Releases New Music Video of His Classic Song 'Vincent (Starry, Star Photo VIDEO: Don McLean Releases New Music Video of His Classic Song 'Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)'
by Michael Major - Mar 30, 2022

The video was recorded at Immersive Van Gogh Los Angeles and was released in commemoration of Van Gogh’s birthday and World Bipolar Day on Wednesday, March 30. Viewers are encouraged to make a donation to support the ISBD. Watch the new mnusic video now!

IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH Extends in Honor of Vincent van Gogh's Birthday Photo IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH Extends in Honor of Vincent van Gogh's Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

In honor of Vincent van Gogh’s birthday on Wednesday, March 30 IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH, the critically-acclaimed art installation at The Shops at Crystals (adjacent to ARIA) in Las Vegas has announced that the exhibit has been extended at Lighthouse ArtSpace Las Vegas through Labor Day, September 5, 2022.

Iconic Song 'American Pie' Inspires Upcoming Children's Book 'Don McLean's American P Photo Iconic Song 'American Pie' Inspires Upcoming Children's Book 'Don McLean's American Pie: A Fable'
by Michael Major - Mar 9, 2022

Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of one of the top songs of the twentieth century, 'Don McLean’s American Pie: A Fable' weaves themes from the iconic song with experiences from McLean’s early life and, like the musical hit that inspired it, offers meaningful elements open to interpretation in a lushly illustrated tale.

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Return to the Stage at State Theatre Center for the Arts  Photo Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Return to the Stage at State Theatre Center for the Arts This Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2022

Accompanied by a live band and back-up singers, this cutting-edge holographic performance with remastered audio will transport the audience back in time for an unforgettable evening of Roy & Buddy's greatest hits onstage.

BWW Review: With FAREWELL TO THE WEST at 54 Below Jonathan Savage Promises a Bright F Photo BWW Review: With FAREWELL TO THE WEST at 54 Below Jonathan Savage Promises a Bright Future For Cabaret
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 19, 2022

With his solo show debut, Jonathan leaves it all on the stage, from his stories to his songs, from his art to his heart.

Don McLean Videos

VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs Tribute to Don McLean with Performance of 'Vincent (St VideoVIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs Tribute to Don McLean with Performance of 'Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)'
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 5, 2022

Talk show host and award-winning pop music star Kelly Clarkson surprised her television audience today with a beautiful rendition of Don McLean’s hit single “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)” in honor of the 50th Anniversary of McLean’s American Pie album that spawned the hit singles “American Pie” and “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)”. McLean will also be featured on Talk Shop Live, Monday, April 11 at 3 PM ET to discuss his upcoming children’s book “American Pie: The Fable” which will be released on June 7.

STAGE TUBE: LOST Gets Musical Treatment in WE HAVE TO GO BACK Parody Show
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2014

Chinless Productions and Eric & Christine Kovac present the World Premiere of an unauthorized parody, LOST THE MUSICAL: WE HAVE TO GO BACK, written by Steven Christopher Parker and Steven Brandon, musical direction by DeReau K. Farrar, choreography by Heather Ashleigh Rivers and directed by Steven Brandon. LOST THE MUSICAL: WE HAVE TO GO BACK will run through Sunday, October 26 at the Lillian Theatre, 1076 N. Lillian Way. (at Santa Monica Blvd., one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. Below, check out the first scene from the show, which includes an alternate version of Don McLean's American Pie!

VIDEO: First Look - New Floats for Macy's THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 19, 2012

NBC will air the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this Thursday morning at 9am ET. John Piper, VP Creative Director at Macys Parade Studio, gives NBCUDirect a private tour of all the new floats that will appear in this year's parade. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of THE REAL LOVE Musical
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2011

'THE REAL LOVE' is a poignant Broadway-style musical inspired by an extraordinary, true love story, starring Tony winner Daisy Eagan ('The Secret Garden'), Tony winner Cady Huffman ('The Producers'), Tony nominee Adam Pascal ('Rent'), and Tony nominee Robert Torti ('STARLIGHT EXPRESS'), with guest stars including internationally recognized Tony winner and Broadway legend Betty Buckley ('Cats'), Oscar winner Shirley Jones ('The Partridge Family'), and Emmy winner Faith Rivera, leading a vivacious and dazzling 40-member cast. Check out a preview in the video below!