Bye Bye, Miss American Pie. Hello, Madonna
"Bye Bye, Miss American Pie. Drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry……"
"American Pie", sung by Don McLean, was originally released in 1971. The song was written as a tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper who died tragically in a plane crash on February 3, 1959. "American Pie" not only pays homage to three talented musicians, but also serves as an allegory to
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In any event, people loved the song, and with the new version by Madonna, its popularity can only grow. Madonna's release will help to continue the reverberation of the chorus line "Bye Bye, Miss American Pie. Drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry. And good old boys were drinking whiskey and rye, singing this will be the day that I die, this will be the day that I die".