Don McLean’s original recording of American Pie returned to the UK charts on February 12th, 40 years after its first release. In 1972 the song peaked at number 2; in 1991 it’s official re-release saw it climb into the UK top-10 and in 2000 Madonna’s version reached number 1. The song also charted in the UK top-40 in 1994 with Just Luis’s remix.
AMERICAN PIE HITS THE CHARTS 40 YEARS ON
Feb 13, 2012