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Before the movie there was the song

Before the movie there was the song

Published at 12:33pm 22nd January 2018.

Before there were the movies - there was the song...

And on this day (22nd Jan) in 1972 - Don McLean's album "American Pie" went to number one in the US.

It would stay there for another seven weeks!

Listen back to that iconic tune here

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