'American Pie': 25 Years Ago, America Listene
By David Browne Published: February 09, 1997 TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO this week, Don McLean’s ”American Pie” ended a four-week run as the No. 1 song in the country. It was McLean’s first and biggest hit, it galloped on for eight and a half minutes, and it sold more than a million copies. Those are the facts, but the legacy of ”American Pie” is much...
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