Don McLean - American Pie

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Record Details

Artist: Don McLean
Title: American Pie
Format: 12"
Label: United Artists Records
Cat No: UAS-5535
Released: 1971
Genres: Singer-SongwriterFolk RockContemp Folk
Condition Good+
Status Have
Added To List 11th June 2018
Disc 1 | 12"
United Artists Records (tan & brown) 
A Matrix:
UAS 5535-A-RE-5 T  
B Matrix:
UAS 5535-B-6 T  

Additional Information

Comments 2nd album. (ringwear) Thick brown picture sleeve.

Don McLean – vocals, guitar, banjo
Warren Bernhardt – piano
Ray Colcord – electric piano
Bob Rothstein – bass, vocals
Roy Markowitz – drums, percussion
Mike Mainieri – marimba, vibraphone
Paul Griffin – piano ("American Pie")
David Spinozza – electric guitar ("A P")
W. 44th St. Rhythm & Noise Choir – chorus

[Although the individual choristers have never been publicly named, producer, Ed Freeman, has claims the choir included Pete Seeger, James Taylor, Livingston Taylor and Carly Simon.]

Terre Haute Pressing.

Custom inner sleeve w/image, and tribute to Hopalong Cassidy; reverse side credits.

[This sleeve was removed within a year of the album's release.]

A BSM Production.
Recorded at The Record Plant, New York, May-June, 1971.

Dedicated to Buddy Holly.
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