American Pie” is a song by American folk rock singer and songwriter Don McLean. Recorded and released on the American Pie album in 1971, the single was a number-one US hit for four weeks in 1972. In the UK, the single reached No. 2 on its original 1972 release and a reissue in 1991 reached No. 12. The song was listed as the No. 5 song on the RIAA project Songs of the Century.

Don McLean wrote the song in Cold Spring, New York[1] and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[2][3] The song made its debut in Philadelphia at Saint Joseph’s University[4] when he opened for Laura Nyro on March 14, 1971

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