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Don McLean is a Grammy award honoree, a Songwriter Hall of Fame member, a BBC Lifetime Achievement award recipient, and his smash hit “American Pie” resides in the Library of Congress National Recording Registry and was named by the Recording Industry of America (RIAA) a top 5 song of the 20th Century. A New York native, Don McLean is one of the most revered and respected songwriters in American history. After paying his dues in the New York club scene in the late ‘60s, he went on to score mega-hits like “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night),” “Castles in the Air” and many more. His catalog of songs have been recorded by Madonna, Garth Brooks, Josh Groban, Drake, Weird “Al” Yankovic, and countless others. In 2015, one of McLean’s four handwritten manuscripts of the lyrics to “American Pie” was auctioned by Christies, selling for just over $1.2 Million. 2019 honored Don with a star on the Las Vegas Walkway of Stars and his song “And I Love You So” was the theme for Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s wedding. Now in 2020, Don signed a recording contract with Time Life/Warner Bros. Records to release his catalog of recordings as well as the much anticipated new album Still Playin’ Favorites, which will be released in the Fall. “American Pie” will be featured in the Avenger’s Black Widow and the Tom Hanks movie Finch and much more to be announced.  And when you think things are slowing down, not so for Don McLean!  2021 will mark the 50th anniversary of American Pie with a World Tour to follow.

“THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED: THE STORY OF DON McLEAN’S ‘AMERICAN PIE'” TO PREMIERE EXCLUSIVELY ON PARAMOUNT+ JULY 19

“THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED: THE STORY OF DON McLEAN’S ‘AMERICAN PIE'” TO PREMIERE EXCLUSIVELY ON PARAMOUNT+ JULY 19

Paramount+ today announced that THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED: THE STORY OF DON McLEAN’S “AMERICAN PIE” will premiere exclusively on the service Tuesday, July 19, both in the U.S. and internationally where the service is available. Additionally, the documentary will have a special Academy qualifying run in New York City and Los Angeles starting on July 8 and will screen in Showcase Cinemas and associated theaters globally on July 14 and July 17.

DON McLEAN WINS SIX TELLY AWARDS FOR  FURY/WHYTE WBC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT OPENING

DON McLEAN WINS SIX TELLY AWARDS FOR  FURY/WHYTE WBC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT OPENING

The heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury joining forces with legendary singer-songwriter Don McLean to create a brand-new rendition of “American Pie” for the WBC Heavyweight Championship bout against Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium on April 23rrd proved to be a good thing! Not only did Tyson Fury win in a knockout, but the special musical opening initiated by Universal Music Publishing’s Tom Foster, BT Sport’s Head of Music Pete Kelly, and Director Kevin Evans has won six national Telly Awards.

DON McLEAN RELEASES NEW MUSIC VIDEO OF HIS CLASSIC SONG “VINCENT (STARRY, STARRY NIGHT)” IN CELEBRATION OF VAN GOGH’S BIRTHDAY TODAY

DON McLEAN RELEASES NEW MUSIC VIDEO OF HIS CLASSIC SONG “VINCENT (STARRY, STARRY NIGHT)” IN CELEBRATION OF VAN GOGH’S BIRTHDAY TODAY

In collaboration with Immersive Van Gogh and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD), folk-rock legend Don McLean released a new music video today of his song “Vincent,” also known as “Starry, Starry Night.” 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. Visit immersivevangogh.com/don to view the video. Viewers are encouraged to make a donation to support the ISBD; anyone making a donation of $40 or more will receive a two-for-one coupon code (valid through April 30) to visit Immersive Van Gogh in any of the 14 cities where it is currently being presented.

Iconic Song “American Pie” Inspires Upcoming Children’s Book ‘Don McLean’s American Pie: A Fable’ To Release on June 7

Iconic Song “American Pie” Inspires Upcoming Children’s Book ‘Don McLean’s American Pie: A Fable’ To Release on June 7

Award-winning singer/songwriter Don McLean’s iconic anthem “American Pie” has inspired a new children’s book about a young boy’s journey to uncover his passion for music.

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.

DON MCLEAN CELEBRATES “AMERICAN PIE” REACHING #1 50 YEARS ‘A LONG LONG TIME AGO’

DON MCLEAN CELEBRATES “AMERICAN PIE” REACHING #1 50 YEARS ‘A LONG LONG TIME AGO’

Grammy-winning Songwriters Hall of Fame member Don McLean celebrates the 50th anniversary of his global hit “American Pie” reaching #1 on the Billboard chart, where it stayed for four weeks! To commemorate the anniversary, McLean has coined his international 50th Anniversary “American Pie” World Tour which will visit multiple destinations in N. America, UK/Europe, and Australia!

DON McLEAN ANNOUNCES 2022 AMERICAN PIE 50TH ANNIVERSARY NORTH AMERICAN SHOWS ADDED TO WORLD TOUR

DON McLEAN ANNOUNCES 2022 AMERICAN PIE 50TH ANNIVERSARY NORTH AMERICAN SHOWS ADDED TO WORLD TOUR

As announced in USA Today and ABC News, Grammy award honoree, Songwriters Hall of Fame member, and BBC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Don McLean is set to embark on his 2022 American Pie 50th Anniversary Tour with 20 additional cities throughout the United States and Canada. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the most iconic songs and album ever this year, McLean will entertain fans across the continent throughout nearly 30 cities from Honolulu to Toronto and everything in between, proving that “bye-bye, Miss American Pie” will forever remain a classic staple in American music.

Don McLean Hit “American Pie” Featured in New AppleTV+ Movie Finch Starring Tom Hanks

Don McLean Hit “American Pie” Featured in New AppleTV+ Movie Finch Starring Tom Hanks

Don McLean’s beloved hit “American Pie,” makes its way into the new AppleTV+ sci-fi movie Finch starring Tom Hanks. Hanks plays “Finch Weinberg,” a robotics engineer who builds an AI sidekick to take care of his companion canine after he’s gone. Finch’s relatable and vulnerable side is revealed as he sings “American Pie” to himself when he is lonely and while making his way through a dust storm that might lead to his death. The song holds a tight grip on viewers as an emotionally commanding theme song heard at both the beginning and end of the film.