Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 American Pie
5 4:09
2 And I Love You So
4:17
3 Babylon
6:11
4 Vincent
3.5 4:00
5 La La Love You
3:44
6 Everyday
2:25
7 Dreidel
3:45
8 You Have Lived
3:43
9 If We Try
3:33
10 Castles in the Air
2:55

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 1)
drums:
Ronnie Zito (track 6)
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 1)
dobro:
Dave Bromerg (track 6)
guitar:
Don McLean (track 6)
bass:
Tony Levin (US rock bassist/chapman stick) (track 6)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 1)
banjo:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 1)
electric piano:
Ray Colcord (1971-05-26) (track 1)
vibraphone:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 1)
electric guitar:
David Spinozza (1971-05-26) (track 1)
percussion:
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 1)
piano:
Neil Larsen (track 6)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1971-05-26) (track 1)
marimba:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 1)
choir vocals:
composer:
Don McLean (tracks 1–4, 9–10)
engineer:
Frank Hubach (track 6)
Tom Flye (track 1)
lyricist:
Don McLean (tracks 1–4, 9–10)
producer:
Ed Freeman (tracks 4, 6)
remixer:
Frank Hubach (track 6)
vocals:
Don McLean (track 6)
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 1)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 1)
writer:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 6)
Norman Petty (track 6)
Don McLean (1972) (track 7)
publisher:
Benny Bird Co. Inc. (tracks 1–2, 4)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 1)
Songs of Universal, Inc. (tracks 1–2, 4)
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)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 4)
recorded at:
remixed at:
The Record Plant (Sausalito, 1972-1981) in Sausalito, California, United States (1973-06 – 1973-09) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Parable Guy (track 1)
The Saga Begins (track 1)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 1)
recording of:
And I Love You So (track 2)
Babylon (track 3)
Castles in the Air (track 10)
Dreidel (track 7)
If We Try (track 9)
American Pie (1971-05-26) (track 1)
Everyday (1973) (track 6)