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Best Don McLean Songs of All Time - Top 10 Tracks

Best Don McLean Songs of All Time - Top 10 Tracks

Best of Don McLean

1. American Pie

2. Vincent

3. Castles in the Air

4. And I Love You So

5. It's Just the Sun

6. Crying

7. Till Tomorrow

8. Empty Chairs

9. Crossroads

10. Wonderful Baby

Don McLean Details

Donald McLean (born October 2, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his 1971 hit song "American Pie", an 8-and-a-half-minute folk rock "cultural touchstone" about the loss of innocence of the early rock and roll generation. His other hit singles include "Vincent", "Dreidel", a rendition of Roy Orbison's "Crying", a rendition of the Skyliners' "Since I Don't Have You", and "Wonderful Baby".

McLean's composition "And I Love You So" has been recorded by Elvis Presley, Perry Como, Helen Reddy, Glen Campbell, and others, and in 2000, Madonna had a hit with a rendition of "American Pie".

In 2004, McLean was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In January 2018, BMI certified that "American Pie" and "Vincent" had reached five million and three million airplays respectively.