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Don McLean still thankful for his piece of the American Pie

...amazingly catchy 8 1/2 -minute tune, Don McLean is gingerly asked the question once...singer-songwriter into an American icon, Don McLean says he's doing just what he had...compilation work, "The Legendary Songs of Don McLean." He's written such other memorable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/28/mus_382377.shtml
Music
With focus on live performance, McLean enjoys symphony work

...surprise success of his folk-rock epic American Pie , Don McLean is still finding fans with his eclectic approach to songwriting...steven.uhles@augustachronicle.com. ONSTAGE WHAT: Don McLean, the Augusta Symphony WHEN: 7:30 tonight WHERE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/12/mus_514313.shtml
Music
Beautiful songs live in my head

...question, if you know the answer, too."American Pie is a wonderful song, but even it is topped by another song on Don McLean's album. Vincent tells of Van Gogh and Starry Night, his best-known painting: "Now I think I know, what you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-09/beautiful-songs-live-my-head
Date marks the day our country died

In the Don McLean song American Pie, there is a verse that says "the day the music died."On March 21, at about 10:30 p.m., I witnessed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2010-04-01/date-marks-day-our-count
Letters
Concert calendar

...BLUES FESTIVAL: 7 p.m. Sunday, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; $41.50, $46.50; ticketmaster.com DON MCLEAN, AUGUSTA SYMPHONY: Pops! concert 7:30 p.m. March 12, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $25-$65; (706A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/05/mus_513507.shtml
Music
Stuff 2 do

...Bigger Lights perform at Sector 7G, the all-ages club at 631 Ellis St. The music will begin at 6 p.m. thursday Don McLean, the guy behind the classic song American Pie, will perform a Pops! concert with the Augusta Symphony at 7:30 p...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/10/xtr_514085.shtml
Xtreme
Ramblin Rhodes: 'The music died' almost 50 years ago

...lives of rock pioneers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and pilot Roger Peterson. Don McLean recalled that day in his classic 1971 song American Pie , noting: "But February made me shiver/ With every paper I'd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/29/rho_509448.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
Green, Hall & Oates, McLean and famed Motown duo make Songwriters hall

...and Norman Whitfield; the blue-eyed soul duo Daryl Hall and John Oates; soulman turned preacher Al Green and folkie Don McLean on Thursday. The hall is also inducting Charles Fox, writer of Roberta Flack's hit "Killing Me Softly." Stevie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/11/mus_418592.shtml
Music
The bottom line

...successful pops series, and attracted top-rank performers both in its orchestral ranks and in such fronting acts as Don McLean and Three Dog Night. Portnoy's final appearance in the symphony's Masterworks concert series will be at First Baptist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/18/edi_520818.shtml
Editorials
Living briefs

...Methodist Church in Augusta. See augustabrides.com for their wedding announcement. BIRTHDAYS TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Singer Don McLean is 60. Actor Avery Brooks (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) is 57. Guitarist Mike Rutherford of Genesis and Mike and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/02/liv_8311.shtml
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