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Lesson notes

*American Pie*was the song that put Don McLean on the map of great songwriters forever. Released in 1971, on his second album, the song tells the story of “The Day The Music Died”, along with dozens of pieces of 1960s Americana. The song is a basic strumming one with fairly easy chords. It is just a matter of learning the progression and tying in the lyrics,