Don McLean is an album by American singer-songwriter Don McLean, released in 1972, peaking at number 23 on the Billboard 200 chart. It was reissued by BGO Records in 1996. The photo on the cover of the album was taken overlooking the Village of Cold Spring, NY. All tracks composed by Don McLean, except where indicated. Bronco Bill's Lament" - 3:36. Oh, My What a Shame" - 3:30. The More You Pay (The More It's Worth)" - 2:51.
American Pie is the second studio album by the American singer-songwriter Don McLean, released by United Artists Records on 24 October 1971. The folk/rock album reached number one on the Billboard 200, containing the chart-topping singles "American Pie" and "Vincent. Recorded in May and June 1971 at The Record Plant in New York City, the LP is dedicated to Buddy Holly, and was reissued in 1980 minus the track "Sister Fatima".
Why Can't He Be You" (1977). She's Got You" is a country song written by Hank Cochran and was first recorded (in December 1961) and released (in 1962) as a single by Patsy Cline. Musically the song is an upbeat jazz-pop song with country overtones to support it. Contents. The song was covered by Don McLean on his 1987 compilation Greatest Hits Then & Now as "He's Got You" Chart performance.
Anyone who saw him knew he would be a superstar if that's what he wanted. Sure enough, with the release of "American Pie" he got fame with spades, and promptly retreated from that kind of public attention ever since. Every track on this album is great. I've had the mp3 version of this album for ages, and finally bought it on vinyl.
Don McLean released this groundbreaking song on the album American Pie in 1971. Now for ten years we’ve been on our own And moss grows fat on a rollin’ stone But that’s not how it used to be When the jester sang for the king and queen In a coat he borrowed from James Dean And a voice that came from you and me Oh, and while the king was looking down. The jester stole his thorny crown The courtroom was adjourned; No verdict was returned And while Lennon read a book on Marx The quartet practiced in the park And we sang dirges in the dark The day the music died We were singing. to dance Oh, but we never got the chance! & Cause the players tried to take the field; The marching band refused to yield Do you recall what was revealed The day the music died? We started singing.