Don McLean – 50th Anniversary of “American Pie”
Don McLean is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is best known for his 1971 hit song “American Pie. McLean’s song “And I Love You So” has been recorded by Elvis Presley, Perry Como, Helen Reddy, Glen Campbell, and others. In 2000, Madonna had a hit with a rendition of “American Pie”. In 2004, McLean was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In January 2018, BMI certified that “American Pie” and “Vincent” had reached five million and three million airplays respectively.