Saturday, February 4, 2012
Bye, Bye Miss American Urban Legend
Don McClean has FINALLY cleared up the confusion about where he wrote "American Pie." There was confusion? Huh. It seems that a bar in Saratoga Springs, NY has been saying for years that McClean wrote the song on cocktail napkins there but he says he wrote it in Cold Spring, NY and Philadelphia and debuted it at Temple University (because, on the whole, wouldn't you rather be in Philadelphia, too?). Why is this significant? Doesn't February make you shiver? It made him shiver and the anniversary of the Day the Music Died was yesterday. Can you name all the references in this song? If you can, leave it in the comments and no cheating. Have a great weekend!