It’s hard to believe but Don McLean turns 60 years of age on Sunday October 2nd 2005. And just 9 days later, on October 11th, Hyena Records release his album Rearview Mirror, featuring the original recording of American Pie and Don’s new single, ‘Run Diana Run’.

Rearview Mirror is an 18-track collection featuring loads of rare and unreleased recordings from over the years. In addition, the set comes with a FREE bonus DVD, featuring among other things, home video footage of Don rehearsing with The Jordanaires.

The album is produced by Don McLean and Joel Dorn. Back in ’74, Joel Dorn produced Don’s Homeless Brother record. The two of them connected because Joel had previously produced “Killing Me Softly (With His Song)” for Roberta Flack, which was inspired by and written for Don. Ever since then they’ve been good