Talk of Stars Segment – July 6, 2019
09:00 – 10:00 AM
Hour 1 Seg 2 – Talk of Stars Segment
TALK OF STARS w/ Don Mc Lean re: His show @ Fantasy Springs 7.13.19.
– DISCUSSION of “American Pie” and the Feb.,3, 1959 day the “music died” and how he came to write the song.
– His first album was “Tapestry” for Media Arts and when UA bought Media Arts, they loved “American Pie” and “Vincent” etc.
– DISCUSSION of his love of writing all different types of music.
– DISCUSSION of how he sold the original lyrics to “American Pie” to Christies.
– DISCUSSION of a song called “Ain’t She a Honey” and others he’s written that he’s so fond of.
– DISCUSSION of his home in Palm Desert and his fondness for Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and how he tried to buy that home here in the Desert.