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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 “American Pie,” “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night),” “Castles in the Air” and many more. In 2004, McLean was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame by country superstar Garth Brooks. “American Pie” has brought great happiness and hope to millions of people through the years and continues to be honored for its success. In 2000, the song was named one of the Top 5 Songs of the 20th Century by the RIAA and in 2002 was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. 2017 brought a huge honor when the iconic song was inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, joining less than 500 works including “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” classical music compositions, infamous live broadcasts and similar recordings. McLean continues to tour both North America and abroad bringing a mix of his classic hits with an array of new works, some of which will be released in 2018.
‘The Song – Recorded Live @ TGL Farms’ To Feature Don McLean And His Hit Songs In 30 Minute TV Show

‘The Song – Recorded Live @ TGL Farms’ To Feature Don McLean And His Hit Songs In 30 Minute TV Show

Don McLean is a Grammy award honoree, a Songwriters 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) as a top 5 song of the 20th Century. His creative works “Castles In The Air,” “Vincent,” and “American Pie” will be the focus of a full episode of The Song – Recorded Live @ TGL Farms tv show during its inaugural season that will air beginning this week. Check local listings for air times. The Song airs in national syndication across America. Broadcast dates & times will vary by market. Find your local station by using the station finder at thesong.tv.

Jack Black Channels Don McLean During Music Themed Episode Of National Geographic’s ‘Brain Games’

Jack Black Channels Don McLean During Music Themed Episode Of National Geographic’s ‘Brain Games’

The Emmy-nominated Nat Geo’s Brain Games featured Jack Black as mentalist Lior Suchard was getting into his mind during the music themed episode which aired this week. Seen in the clip here: screenrant.com/jack-black-brain-games-mentalist-clip watch as Jack Black and his Tenacious D bandmate Kyle Gass learn how music affects the brain. Wonder what song he was channeling?? Well, it was none other than Don McLean’s “American Pie”!

Don McLean Receives Star On Las Vegas Walk Of Stars

Don McLean Receives Star On Las Vegas Walk Of Stars

Don McLean presented with Star on Las Vegas Walk of Stars(L-R): Pablo Antonio Castro Zabala, President of Public Relations and Hispanic affairs; Don McLean; Bob Alexander, President and Founder; Juan Carlos Valdes, Nomination Committee Director.Photo by: Jeremy Westby...

Don McLean To Be Featured In All New AXS TV Music Series MIXTAPE

Don McLean To Be Featured In All New AXS TV Music Series MIXTAPE

Photo courtesy of AXS TV / Joy Factory (high res) AXS TV presents MIXTAPE, a new music series where the biggest names in rock discuss their most meaningful music influences, favorite songs of all time & more, premiering Thursday, Sept. 12 at 8:30 pm ET. McLean,...