Don McLean - Singer-songwriter
Tim Franks speaks to singer, songwriter and self-confessed 'accidental' pop star Don McLean, whose American Pie manuscript was auctioned for more than a million dollars.
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?