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The inspiration behind 'American Pie' revealed

Singer-songwriter Don McLean on the death that birthed one of his biggest hits. For more on music, watch CNN Original Series "Soundtracks," now streaming on demand and CNNGo.

The inspiration behind 'American Pie' revealed

Singer-songwriter Don McLean on the death that birthed one of his biggest hits. For more on music, watch CNN Original Series "Soundtracks," now streaming on demand and CNNGo.