223 Shouts - 4,515,334 Scrobbles
Don McLean (born October 2, 1945 in New Rochelle, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, most famous for his 1971 song "American Pie", released from the album of the same name, about the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper (Jiles Perry (J.P.) (Jape) Richardson, Jr.). The song, an international number one single, spawned the phrase "The Day the Music Died," referring to the day of the crash [3 February 1959]. It was later listed as the No. 5 song on the RIAA project 'Songs of the Century'.
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Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- American Pie - (8:34) - 113,476 plays
- LyricsStarry, starry night
Paint your palette blue and gray
Look out on a summer's day
With eyes that know the darkness in my soul
Shadows on the hills
- Castles In The Air - (3:42) - 6,294 plays
- LyricsAnd I love you so
The people ask me how
How I've lived till now?
I tell them I don't know
I guess they understand
- Crying - (3:49) - 4,881 plays
- Empty Chairs - (3:23) - 4,010 plays
- Winterwood - (3:09) - 3,519 plays
- Babylon - (1:40) - 3,659 plays
- Crossroads - (3:39) - 3,502 plays
- Till Tomorrow - (2:15) - 2,616 plays