American pie song. The Hidden Catholic Meaning of Don McLean's Cryptic "American Pie"

I learned a lot about references from the "Did you write the book of love" verse, of which I knew little. Despite the critical derision, McLean had good things to say about Madonna's cover.

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FAQ maintained by Rich Kulawiec, started in 1992 and essentially completed in 1997. I further believe that McLean may also have harbored at one point the hope that American folk-singers like he and Joplin would take back this country's rock and roll legacy. The second meaning is that the Rolling Stones wrote the hit "Jumping Jack Flash", and they performed I think at Candlestick Park.

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Great tune by Don. He IS the King...

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Recorded and released on the American Pie album in 1971, the single was the number-one US hit for four weeks in 1972 and also topped the charts in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. The song was used in their movie Finch, and also in the first episode of the series The Morning Show.

This incident is chronicled in the documentary film "Gimme Shelter. Common way to make heroin? Holly's death, and there wasn't, at least to his mind.

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Retrieved November 6, 2021. After the 60's, rock and roll was no longer the same, or no longer had was the same type of simple entertainment value, because the listeners of popular music had themselves lost their innocence since 'the day the music died. Retrieved April 8, 2015.

Retrieved February 10, 2009. It's a great song, full of interpretation, but most importantly, full of history. I mean, I went to school and mentioned it and they said, 'So what? And your whole "It landed foul on the grass" interpretation is off base.

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