Don McLean is one of America's most
enduring singer-songwriters and is forever associated
with his classic hits "American Pie" and "Vincent
(Starry Starry Night)". 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.
Don McLean continues to tour the world with appearances in USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines, Singapore, the UK and Ireland in 2011 and in 2012 completed his longest tour of UK and Europe in 20 years.
In June 2011, Don McLean performed for an audience of 100,000 at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts,
Tweets by @donmcleanonline