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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
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
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
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A community scorned

...did not make a mistake."He's right and Augusta is wrong. It's that simple.To borrow a phrase from songwriter Don McLean, "They would not listen, they're not listening still; perhaps they never will."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-08-16/community-scorned
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
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
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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
The Liquid Life: Green Streets

...KARAOKE SONGS AT GREENE STREETS: Goodbye Earl, by the Dixie Chicks; Love Shack, by the B-52's; American Pie, by Don McLean; Summer Nights, from the Grease soundtrack; and Friends in Low Places, by Garth Brooks. THE BASICS: 3 p.m. to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/26/ent_454209.shtml
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Plethora of Christmas CDs makes silent nights scarce

...Christmas classic style - swelling strings, heartfelt balladry and the like. There are a few rule-breakers, including Don McLean, Willie Nelson and Carly Simon, who turns in a surprisingly jazzy rendition of I'll Be Home for Christmas. Silent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/05/mus_388633.shtml
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VW will cut price on new Jetta

...Web sites.Chevy has been ingrained in U.S. culture and mentioned in numerous pop songs. Among the best known: Don McLean's American Pie, whose sing-along chorus begins, "Bye bye, Miss American pie, drove my Chevy to the levee but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2010-06-17/vw-will-cut-price-new-jetta