The lyrics of American Pie (Don McLean)

Don McLean’s iconic song ‘American Pie’ has a fascinating set of lyrics. These days, it might seem a strange and obscure collection of references and images that don’t speak to later generations. But he captured the hearts and minds of people who lived through the social, political and cultural upheavals of his generation. The video below cleverly reveals with images what the song is actually all about – brilliant!

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