Jun 23, 2022
By Andy Johnson
The song has been part of part of our collective consciousness since 1971.
But parts of what singer-songwriter Don McLean meant with the lyrics have always been a mystery.
Now the 76-year old musician is promising to reveal the secrets of what “American Pie” is all about in a new documentary.
McLean says for years people have been asking him what certain lyrics mean or to whom was he referring and he says he’s finally ready to solve those mysteries.
The documentary is called “The Day The Music Died: The Story of Don McLean’s ‘American Pie'” will be out in July.