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Favorites & rarities

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Title
Favorites & rarities
Performer
Don McLean
Publisher
Boudisque, 1992
2 cd's
Playing time
02:24:41
EAN
0077779860326
CDR
JK64968
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

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About Don McLean

CC BY-SA 4.0 - Image by Don McLean

Donald McLean III (born October 2, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his 1971 hit song "American Pie", an 8.5-minute folk rock "cultural touchstone" about the loss of innocence of the early rock and roll generation.

His other hit singles include "Vincent", "Dreidel", a rendition of Roy Orbison's "Crying", a rendition of the Skyliners' "Since I Don't Have You", and "Wonderful Baby".

His composition "And I Love You So" has been sung by Elvis Presley, Perry Como, Helen Reddy, Glen Campbell, and others, and in 2000, Madonna had a hit with a rendition of "American Pie".

In 2004, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In January 2018, BMI certified that "American Pie" and "Vincent" had reached five million and three million airplays respectively.

Musical roots

McLean's grandfather and father, both also named Donald McLean, had roots originating in Sc…Read more on Wikipedia