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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
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

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Tried to take the field, but the marching band refused to yield!
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The players
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CHARLES HARDIN "BUDDY" HOLLEY (HOLLY), IS 80 TODAY, WHICH AMERICAN PIE IS WRITTEN ABOUT. IF "BUDDY" LIVED, HIS B'DAY WOULD BE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY. REST IN JESUS ARMS, YOU DESERVE IT
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When I hear this song, I can't help but think he's singing about John Lennon & I also really can't help but wonder what music would be like today had he not died.
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I just love the song!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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After hearing the album version I felt like I had been robbed by 3 minute hit AM radio
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kadenr6
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Can't hear this without thinking of Weird Al's Star Wars parody xD
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Kip here. Brings back memories if Roosevelt Jr HS
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I saw him at play this live at a small club, The Quiet Knight in Chicago
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God willing

The music WON'T die!!


08oX
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I just love this song so much!!!
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I WILL ALWAYS LOVE THIS SONG AMERICAN PIE! I CAN SING EVERY WORD!!! LOL ❤️❤️❤️❤️
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& bump @ 140
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Brilliant song x
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elliekub_kie l
Great song
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I wish this song would die
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mark6116
Muy bien! ����
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I hope there is a day when this song dies.
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Love this song!!
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Love this song.
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Nice song
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Nice song
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Show the words
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i like pie lmao rip
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January 10, 2016, the day the music died :( love you forever Bowie
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Love this song so much!
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The gluttonyv, ambitions and treasons of the American socialist Leftist democrats.
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Reminds me of my childhood:))
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I love this song I know all the words try singing this song in front of 150 people. This song was written 4 years after u was born. You are tired just singing this song.
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American Pie, written in 1971. Released in 72, and Such a classic rock tune. I believe in rock and roll, and I believe that music can save your mortal soul! Amen people? Don McLean, what an American icon @ classic! Rock on!
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What does this have to do with pie?
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lsrickey
The Star Wars parody is BOSS
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If only these times were as si
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I can't hear this without hearing the Star Wars parody >.>
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Been everywhere man, there is nothing that compares to American Pie��
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Wow, this guy SO ripped off Weird Al.
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What a classic tune, by Don McLean. American Pie, i always loved this song. It's a great song,. Yes, I believe in rock & roll. And music can save your mortal soul!!Amen!! ! Rock on!
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17 hrs of U.S.
I'll never 4get Luv
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vlrivera0211
To kb7tbt Thank you for the reminder. These songs & others will be around forever.
TO THE PPL WHO Disagree:! I've listened & loved these types of music for 30 yrs . Songs & meanings apply then & now, look at all the music icons we have lost this year! So sad.
I enjoy music of all genres, ages, 1920- now. Rap, jazz, blues, classic. Country (old & new) , classic rock, hair bands .
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This is a good song
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I'm 13 and love this song. Thanks dad! Lol
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jessica_k8
This song is so depressing but it's a really good song. :/
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Mcr? Yeah like anyone's gonna remember them 50 years from now.
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this is literally my favorite song ever
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this is a GOAT for real
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MUCH LOVE YO DON McLEAN,, TRUE LEGEND
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