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Don McLean - Singer-songwriter

Tim Franks speaks to Don McLean - the self-confessed 'accidental' pop star whose first unlikely hit became one of the defining songs of the century. In April, the manuscript to American Pie was auctioned for more than a million dollars. McLean has always resisted analysing his famous lyrics too closely but what does he have to say now about the American music industry, and the American dream?

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30 minutes

Last on

Fri 14 Aug 2015 04:30


Role Contributor
InterviewerTim Franks
Interviewed GuestDon McLean