A look at the timeless song “American Pie,” by Don McLean and the man who wrote it. Starring Peter Gallagher, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, Garth Brooks, and Don McLean.
Don McLean’s “American Pie,” is one song that has traversed both generations and continents. This documentary goes back to the beginning and shares the story behind the song. While many are familiar with some of the most significant symbols and meanings of the song, there are some new revelations by songwriter Don McLean in this documentary. Interviews, commentary, backstory, and even original recordings of McLean’s songwriting process give viewers a new look at one of the world’s best-known songs. For history buffs, music fans, or anyone who enjoys singing along to McLean’s classic hit, this documentary is worth the watch!