222 Shouts - 4,422,410 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
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- 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
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