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Don McLean Remembers “Bad News on the Doorstep.”

Posted on 10/5/2012 by | Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentWhen you think about it, it was a little strange that a fresh-faced kid like Don McLean made his name singing the 20th Century’s ultimate nostalgia piece, “American Pie.” Barely 26 when the record became a smash, he was an unlikely conduit for such an outpouring of yearning for the past. But McLean is an old soul, and he always has been. He grew up listening to Big Band music; he worshipped the great Blues artists; he idolized the raw-rock-and-roller …