AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL! Documentary Offers Rare, Behind-the-Scenes Look at One of America's Greatest Singer-Songwriters! Includes Interviews With McLean, Brian Wilson; Performances of McLean's Songs by Elvis and Fred Astaire; Archival Footage & More!40 years after his iconic "American Pie" reached #1 on the Billboard pop singles chart, Don McLean is the subject of a new and authorized documentary, DON McLEAN: AMERICAN TROUBADOUR. McLean granted unprecedented access and interviews for the film, revealing his personal account of a career spanning over four decades and performing songs that have become integral parts of American pop culture.DON McLEAN: AMERICAN TROUBADOUR also features over 15 live performances including "American Pie," "Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)," "Crying" and "And I Love You So" along with extensive commentary by historian and Rolling Stone journalist Douglas Brinkley, interviews with other artists such as Brian Wilson and REM's Mike Mills, footage of McLean on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and performances of his songs by Elvis Costello and Fred Astaire (who inspired "Wonderful Baby"). An abridged version of the documentary aired on PBS earlier this year.
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