Inside American Pie
A lot of people know that ‘American Pie’ was written by Don McLean to commemorate the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and The Big Bopper. What’s less known is that the song is jam-packed with references to other fascinating events in history. Join Mike Ross and a group of homegrown talent, Brielle Ansems, Greg Gale, Alicia Toner and Kirk White, as they dive deep into the mysteries of this #1 hit – What happened that tragic night in 1959? How do The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, and Charles Manson all fit in? Why were the Rolling Stones blamed for a murder? And who was Miss American Pie?