Don McLean

Don McLean

American, Singer
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Donald McLean III (born October 2, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his 1971 hit song "American Pie", an 8.5-minute folk rock "cultural touchstone" about the loss of innocence of the early rock and roll generation.

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Full name at birth
Donald McLean III
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Claim to fame
American Pie
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Date of birth
2 October 1945
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Place of birth
New Rochelle, New York, USA
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Age
76
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Singer
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5' 10" (178 cm)
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Net worth
$8,000,000 USD
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  • Villanova University
  • Iona College
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  • His favorite songs are "Dreamlover" by Bobby Darin, "That`s Why (I Love You So)" by Jackie Wilson, "Good Golly Miss Molly" by Little Richard, "Another Girl" by The Beatles, "American Pie" by Madonna, "I Only Have Eyes For You" by The Flamingos, "When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again" by Elvis Presley, "Canary In A Coalmine" by The Police, "I`m Looking For Someone To Love" by The Crickets and "Crying" by Roy Orbison. (Source: BBC Radio 2 "Tracks of My Years").
  • Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • His song "The Grave" was covered by George Michael.
  • His song "American Pie" was covered by Madonna.
  • Wrote and recorded the song "Vincent" as a tribute to painter Vincent van Gogh.

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