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American Pie

Lyrics

A long long time ago
I can still remember how
That music used to make me smile
And I knew if I had my chance
full lyrics
A long long time ago
I can still remember how
That music used to make me smile
And I knew if I had my chance
full lyrics

Features of This Track

acoustic rock instrumentation
a subtle use of vocal harmony
mild rhythmic syncopation
a prominent rhythm piano part
varying tempo and time signatures
demanding instrumental part writing
intricate melodic phrasing
thru composed melodic style
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
acoustic rhythm guitars
emphasis on instrumental arranging
intricate arranging

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Comments

This is probably the longest song EVER!!! LIKE, 7 and A HALF MINUTES!!! IT'S SO SLOW!!!! I still like it, but... IT'S SO LONG!!!!!!!! ! !
I wasn't alive when this happened, but I sure wish I was!
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What memories do this bring back?
jesstempest7
I know a lot of people who don't consider this song to be in any way patriotic, but I definitely do. Happy 4th of July everybody.
they dont make songs like this anymore
My, my, little Anakin guy, maybe Vader someday later, but he's just a small fry. Went outside and kissed his mommy goodbye, saying, "soon I'm gonna be a jedi. Soon I'm gonna be a jedi."
aferrall6
@leslie48685 boardy barns the best
One of my favorite songs ever
Themindreals , what are you saying? Kfitzgerald6 9 1 seems to be one of the few people here aware that the 1st part of american pie obviously refers to the tragic february1959 plane crash that killed richie valens,buddy holly & the big bopper.
I am 13 years old and love this song
Long song...
Great song ... old, but really good ...
I was 16 when this song came out. Perfect timing. After all these years, decades, it's still a GREAT song!
good song
omg
Probably the penultimate American song of the 70s
Lamenting the tragic death of his younger idealistic brother, the 60s.
leslie48685
Sunday at the Boardy Barn
Oh and dont we all just love that American pie!!!
American Pie #1
It seems like "Sha la la la la la," from My Brown Eyed Girl should be in here somewhere
One of the best songs ever... classic love it as long as song writers write from their heart's music will never die
BRINGS BACK ALOT!!
grant_jordan 2 5
I love this song
Love this song.. My Daddy's song
aaronhesse41 4
I love this song. There isn't a ever made better than this
cuffychamber l a i n
love that line!!!!
cuffychamber l a i n
with a pink carnation and a pick up truck
I love this song <333
I am just eleven but I still know this entire song. Word for word. Ever since I was 4 my dad has been teaching me this song. :) It's his favorite song, and it's always been in my top ten favorites. It's one I will defiantly teach my children when I am older.
Love this song
cajunvarst
Did you write the book of love? Or did you write the book of music?
kfitzgerald6 9 1
Rip Ritchie valen big bopper and buddy holly 1959

Damn planes
Best song ever. Music like this isn't being made anymore and it's a shame because music should mean something and be about stuff other than sex,booze,an d girls. I love this song and him and I love the meaning behind this song,I may be young but I know good music when I hear it,so thank you to all the singers who write songs from their hearts
Seems like yesterday this song was being played.
I love it(:
Where is the great lyrics attribute?
annamazing99
:(
The best song ever written
Tyler Oakley... lol 'My mom and I made a pact that at my wedding were gonna get down and funky on the dancefloor to this song'
catcinko87
Love this song
The world stopped.... The day the music died.
I was lonely teenage drunken f*ck
I remember being a kid in the back of a truck driving around at the beach with my sisters and my best friend and his brother, singing this song at the top of our lungs!!!! Best memories ever!
Great song! and the answer is yes i believe music can save souls.
Best song EVER!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
fastcar3829
Buddy Holly, Riche Valens and The Big Bopper - The Day the Music Died
xx
Good song :)... but it's in my Disney radio? Wat. ·_·
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