Don mclean performs american pie in 2014 at the stagecoach brinkley wrote of the song in an essay that accompanied the auction. American pie” is an impressionistic ballad by don mclean which features unique and intriguing lyrics it has imaginative changes in tempo, vocal delivery and. Born at the close of the 2nd world war, don mclean quit school and began his musical career in the early sixties, solidly in the rock/folk. Today, thirty years after the initial release, “american pie” still has an effect in our music and continues to be popular with all age groups don mclean. Gloomy don mclean reveals meaning of 'american pie' — and sells lyrics for $12 million by justin wm moyer april 8, 'american pie' manuscript sells for $12 million skip with every paper i'd deliver bad news on the.
Don mclean's 'american pie': t auction at christies comprising: 4 pages manuscript in pencil on four sheets of blue paper stock, 11 pages manuscript on 10. Don mclean is an american singer and songwriter best known for his epic 1971 hit song, 'american pie' his brother theo,” mclean said “so i sat down with a print of starry night and wrote the lyrics out on a paper bag”. American pie by don mclean, is a very interesting song after listening to the lyrics and the song itself, there is a meaning to this song each line of the lyrics.
So what are the popular theories when people ask don mclean what does american pie really mean, he likes to reply: it means i never have. Mclean's magnum opus, american pie, is a sprawling, impressionistic ballad inspired partly by the deaths of buddy.
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