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Don McLean in concert 2009Don McLean is one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits “American Pie“,”Vincent (Starry Starry Night)”, “Castles in the Air”, “And I Love You So” and “Crying”. Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Don has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records world-wide and, in 2004, was inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. His songs have been recorded by artists from every musical genre, most notably Madonna’s No. 1 recording of “American Pie” in 2000 and George Michael’s version of “The Grave” in 2003, sung in protest at the Iraq War.

In 2007, Don McLean shared his life story in Alan Howard’s biography, The Don McLean Story: Killing Us Softly With His Songs. In June 2011 Don performed for an audience of 100,000 at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts.

Don is touring the UK and Ireland in May/June and his new album “Botanical Gardens” is set to be released, including the Youtube hit “Waving Man“.

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Live in Manchester CD & DVD release

This latest release will be available in stores from October 2014.

Recorded at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England in October 1991 accompanied by John Platania and the Jamie Marshall Band.

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US Dates 2015

Don is completing a busy year of concerts in the US.

If you’re lucky enough to attend a show then please leave a comment or review for other fans to read.

On tour – 2015

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US Dates 2015

Don is completing a busy year of concerts in the US.

If you’re lucky enough to attend a show then please leave a comment or review for other fans to read.

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Stagecoach Country Music Festival

Over 30,000 fans attended Don’s show at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, California on April 25.

UK and Ireland Tour 2015

Don McLean is embarking on a full tour of UK and Ireland May/June 2015 including London Royal Albert Hall, Edinburgh Usher Hall and Dublin Vicar Street.

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Australia Tour – August 2013

Don McLean - Australia 2013

Australian Tour – August 2013

Don McLean toured Australia in August 2013 – read all the fan reviews here.

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The Don McLean Band

Don McLean is joined on stage by his band of four top Nashville musicians



Latest Updates from Don McLean

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Concerts in Amsterdam – October 2015

Don McLean is returning to Europe in October 2015 including two dates at the famous Royal Theatre Carré, Amsterdam. Tickets on sale Saturday April 18th 2015 at 10.00am (CEST): October 5th October 6th   Full list of tour dates

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“American Pie” manuscript sold for $1.2m

I thought it would be interesting as I reach age 70 to release this work product on the song American Pie so that anyone who might be interested will learn that this song was not a parlor game. It was an indescribable photograph of America that I tried to capture in words and music…

New Album: Botanical Gardens (and duet with Judy Collins)

Don McLean has completed recording his brand new album “Botanical Gardens” featuring 12 new songs and two bonus tracks. The CD is currently in post-production and will be accompanied by a DVD filmed during the live recording sessions for the album.

Tess Gerritsen on Don McLean’s ‘Vincent’

A song about Vincent Van Gogh reminds crime novelist Tess Gerritsen about a bad romance. Don McLean enjoyed reading Tess’s account in the Wall Street Journal.  

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Live in Manchester CD & DVD release

This latest release will be available in stores from October 2014.

Recorded at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England in October 1991 accompanied by John Platania and the Jamie Marshall Band.

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Stagecoach Country Music Festival

Over 30,000 fans attended Don’s show at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, California on April 25.

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Addicted to Black

Don McLean's most recent album of original material.

"Engaging" - Daily Mail
"with several well-wrought reflections on life, love and ageing, and at least one heartbreaking classic in I Was Always Young" - The Independent.
Album Details.