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Waving bye, bye to Miss American Pie

Waving bye, bye to Miss American Pie

Published at 6:06am 22nd January 2019.

It was time to wave bye, bye to this Miss American Pie.

It was on this day (22nd Jan) when Don McLean's album went to Number One in the US Album Charts.

'American Pie' would also stay for seven more weeks as well.

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Stray 70s

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