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American Pie

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
intricate melodic phrasing
demanding instrumental part writing
thru composed melodic style
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
acoustic rhythm guitars
emphasis on instrumental arranging
intricate arranging

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mcpetes
I Love This song and if you love it too I will give you this ������������
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God I HATE this song! Yuck :P
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The hell with the criticts he was great. American pie who could write a better song.no one
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*Smiling sadly* Where did music like this go? This is music you can actually sing to. It has a story instead of some idiot bellowing into a microphone the same words over and over.
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Used to sing this @ summer camp along w/songs from Grease...
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Well, it's a great song. Don McLean is a gifted songwriter and singer and this one really put him on the map.
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Nickelback sucks
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Nickel back are you kidding
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Music was born with Nirvana. Damn what a freakin' 'tard.
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This song sucks. Music was born with Nirvana. Or Nickleback.
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1974. Band trip to Six Flags. My best friend had a portable stereo cassette player. (WOW INCREDIBLE TECHNOLOGY!) We played that cassette all the way to Six Flags and back the next day. The tape was literally worn out and we went through 4 sets of 4 D cell batteries.
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dbrewerdb260
I live for music and poetry, also playing my acoustic guitar. I Love Ross Music inThe Airport Plaza in Warwick,R.I. 02888.They really care about their customers. They also sell just about every kind of instrument to play. My music teacher Brian is a Great Guitarist and he is also Strong, and a very good Friend to me. I am just a nobody, but they treat me like Gold there. I would never go anywhere else to buy instruments or take lessons.
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tandt_ruggs
Hey! "Weird Al" Yankovic made a Star Wars parody of this!
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Bye bye mis American pie, drove my cheve to the leave but the leve was dry
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I lived in Clear Lake, Iowa as a kid and we used to go to the Surf Ballroom, the last venue Buddy, Richie and Bopper ever sang at. This song always brings back memories... good memories.
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This song is love.
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A song for the ages
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Some music makes you smile, some dance, most can make you cry. No matter where you are in time, when you hear that song again..you can almost be transported to that moment in time when you first heard that song. Be careful what you listen to, I guess.
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KEY word Mike... mOSt' just sayin'
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I'm pretty sure most of us know that
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Waylan Jennings gave his seat on the plane to Richie Valens.
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BEST SONG EVER!!!!!
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It is so sad this actually happened and is true
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I remember this song as a kid I was born in_ 69- still love it
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One of the best songs ever written
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This song has so many allusions to historic events and figures in music; just one of the reasons I love it so much!
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adamganzpr
thubms up if yuo cri everitem...
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This is one of my favorite songs! Ever!
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After all these years this is still a great song both lyrically and musically.
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Also on the plane was the big bopper and Ritchie Vallens, in case anyone didn't know
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cdodson2000
This song has some sentimental/ historical meaning. 'The day the music died' refers to the death of Buddy Holly and his band. This is not some guy ranting, this is a guy honoring the death of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and Big Bopper. RIP guys
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Watch a movie called : 13
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✨Pentagram❤️ r e l e n t l e s s 2 0 buck spin⚡️
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This guys just ranting some random lingo and a descent patternized instrumental in background - congrats- making millions
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I've been waiting for this song to play again for so long. THIS SONG IS AWSOME.
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sandymcleod1 7
AWESOME SONG
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sandymcleod1 7
LOVE THIS SONG
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sandymcleod1 7
AWESOME SONG
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Tempo mostly around 140; 4 1/4 stars; thumbs down on 188
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sandymcleod1 7
AWESOME SONG
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l♥ve!!
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Great song.
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If you dare get up and dance , I will kick you right in your pants! :/
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For me, today the music died. :(
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I really don't think I can take one more step.
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catladyali
I love this song
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I love this song ,because bring me lot memory ...
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