Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 American Pie
4.5 8:32
2 Dreidel
3:46
3 Everybody
2:26
4 Winterwood
3:12
5 Castles in the Air
3:42
6 Empty Chairs
3:25
7 Sister Fatima
2:32
8 The Birthday Song
2:37
9 Wonderful Baby
2:05
10 La La I Love You
3:44
11 Till Tomorrow
2:15
12 Vincent
4:01
13 And I Love You So
4:17
14 Crossroads
3:40
15 Fool's Paradise
4:05
16 If We Try
3:35
17 Mountains of Mourne
4:29
18 Respectable
2:29
19 Going for the Gold
2:42
20 Crying
5 3:40

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Buzzy Feiten (track 15)
Don McLean (track 15)
bass:
Tony Levin (US rock bassist/chapman stick) (track 15)
Ronnie Zito (track 15)
keyboard:
Neil Larsen (track 15)
marimba:
Mike Mainieri (track 15)
arranger:
Don McLean (track 6)
composer:
Joe Melson (track 20)
Roy Orbison (track 20)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 17)
Don McLean (tracks 1, 5–6, 13–14, 16)
engineer:
Frank Hubach (track 15)
lyricist:
Don McLean (tracks 1, 5, 13–14, 16)
Joe Melson (1961) (track 20)
Roy Orbison (1961) (track 20)
performer:
Don McLean (track 1)
producer:
Ed Freeman (tracks 1, 15)
remixer:
Frank Hubach (track 15)
vocals:
Don McLean (track 15)
writer:
Sonny LeGlaire (track 15)
Horace Linsley (real name Horace Linsky) (track 15)
Norman Petty (track 15)
Don McLean (1972) (track 2)
publisher:
Benny Bird Co. Inc. (tracks 1, 13)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 1)
Songs of Universal, Inc. (tracks 1, 13)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 1)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (track 1)
recorded at:
remixed at:
The Record Plant (Sausalito, 1972-1981) in Sausalito, California, United States (1973-06 – 1973-09) (track 15)
karaoke versions:
American Pie by [unknown] (track 1)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Crying (track 20)
Fool's Paradise (track 15)
later parody versions:
Parable Guy (track 1)
The Saga Begins (track 1)
later translated versions:
Llorando (version of Orbison and Melson's "Crying") (track 20)
Tot ik er ben (track 14)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 1)
recording of:
American Pie (track 1)
And I Love You So (track 13)
Castles in the Air (track 5)
Crossroads (track 14)
Dreidel (track 2)
Empty Chairs (track 6)
If We Try (track 16)
Mountains of Mourne (track 17)