Don McLean Discography

A list of Don McLean’s albums, in chronological order, is on this page. This information was drawn mostly from the following sources; click their links below for more detail:

Live performances of these cantata songs are available on YouTube:

  • Vincent (Don McLean)
  • Wonderful Baby (Don McLean)
  • Prime Time (Don McLean)
  • Homeless Brother (Don McLean)
  • You Can’t Blame the Train (Terri Sharp)
  • Crossroads (Don McLean)
  • Killing Me Softly with His Song (Roberta Flack, Fugees)
  • Babylon (Don McLean)
  • American Pie (Don McLean)

Tapestry (1970)

  1. Castles in the Air
  2. General Store
  3. Magdalene Lane
  4. Tapestry
  5. Respectable
  6. Orphans of Wealth
  7. Three Flights Up
  8. And I Love You So
  9. Bad Girl
  10. Circus Song
  11. No Reason for Your Dreams

American Pie (1971)

  1. American Pie
  2. Till Tomorrow
  3. Vincent
  4. Crossroads
  5. Winterwood
  6. Empty Chairs
  7. Everybody Loves Me, Baby
  8. Sister Fatima
  9. The Grave
  10. Babylon (Adapt. from Psalm 137)

Don McLean (1972)

  1. Dreidel
  2. Bronco Bill’s Lament
  3. Oh, My What a Shame
  4. If We Try
  5. The More You Pay (The More It’s Worth)
  6. Narcisissima
  7. Falling Through Time
  8. On the Amazon
  9. Birthday Song
  10. The Pride Parade

Playin’ Favorites (1973)

  1. Sitting on Top of the World
  2. Living with the Blues
  3. Mountains O’ Mourne
  4. Fool’s Paradise
  5. Love O’ Love
  6. Medley: Bill Cheetham/Old Joe Clark
  7. Everyday
  8. Ancient History
  9. Over the Mountains
  10. Lovesick Blues
  11. New Mule Skinner Blues
  12. Happy Trails

Homeless Brother (1974)

  1. Winter Has Me in Its Grip
  2. La La Love You
  3. Homeless Brother
  4. Sunshine Life for Me (Sail Away Raymond)
  5. The Legend of Andrew McCrew
  6. Wonderful Baby
  7. You Have Lived
  8. Great Big Man
  9. Tangled (Like a Spider in Her Hair)
  10. Crying in the Chapel
  11. Did You Know

Solo (1976 – live)

  1. Magdalene Lane
  2. Masters of War
  3. Wonderful Baby
  4. Where Were You, Baby?
  5. Empty Chairs
  6. Geordie’s Lost His Penker
  7. Babylon
  8. And I Love You So
  9. Mactavish Is Dead
  10. Cripple Creek/Muleskinner Blues
  11. Great Big Man
  12. Bronco Bill’s Lament
  13. Happy Trails
  14. Circus Song
  15. Birthday Song
  16. On the Amazon
  17. American Pie
  18. Over the Waterfall/Arkansas Traveller
  19. Homeless Brother
  20. Castles in the Air
  21. Three Flights Up
  22. Lovesick Blues
  23. Winter Has Me in Its Grip
  24. The Legend of Andrew McCrew
  25. Dreidel
  26. Vincent
  27. Till Tomorrow

Prime Time (1977)

  1. Prime Time
  2. The Statue
  3. Jump
  4. Red Wing
  5. The Wrong Thing to Do
  6. The Pattern Is Broken
  7. When Love Begins
  8. Color TV Blues
  9. Building My Body
  10. Down the Road/Sally Ann
  11. When a Good Thing Goes Bad
  12. South of the Border
  13. If You Can Dream

The Very Best of Don McLean (1977 – compilation)

  1. American Pie
  2. Vincent
  3. And I Love You So
  4. Castles in the Air
  5. Love Hurts
  6. Crossroads
  7. The Birthday Song
  8. It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
  9. Crying
  10. Prime Time
  11. Winterwood
  12. Crying in the Chapel
  13. Wonderful Baby
  14. Everyday
  15. Fool’s Paradise
  16. Tapestry
  17. Sittin’ on Top of the World

Chain Lightning (1978)

  1. Words and Music
  2. Crying
  3. It’s Just the Sun
  4. Lotta Lovin’
  5. Chain Lightning
  6. Your Cheatin’ Heart
  7. Wonderful Night
  8. It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
  9. Since I Don’t Have You
  10. Genesis (In the Beginning)
  11. It’s a Beautiful Life
  12. If You Could Read My Mind

Believers (1981)

  1. Castles in the Air
  2. Isn’t It Strange
  3. Left for Dead on the Road of Love
  4. Believers
  5. Sea Man
  6. I Tune the World Out
  7. Love Hurts
  8. Jerusalem
  9. Love Letters
  10. Crazy Eyes
  11. Sea Cruise
  12. Dream Lover

Dominion (1982 – live)

  1. It’s Just the Sun
  2. Building My Body
  3. Wonderful Baby
  4. The Very Thought of You
  5. Fool’s Paradise
  6. Baby I Don’t Care
  7. You Have Lived
  8. The Statue
  9. Prime Time
  10. American Pie
  11. Left for Dead
  12. Believers
  13. Sea Man
  14. It’s a Beautiful Life
  15. Chain Lightning
  16. Crazy Eyes
  17. La La Love You
  18. Dream Lover
  19. Crying
  20. Vincent

Don McLean’s Greatest Hits – Then & Now (1986 – compilation)

  1. But She Loves Me [fuller version]
  2. Superman’s Ghost
  3. American Pie
  4. Castles in the Air [1981 version]
  5. Don’t Burn the Bridge
  6. Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)
  7. And I Love You So

Love Tracks (1988)

  1. Love in My Heart
  2. Eventually
  3. Dust for Blood
  4. Going for the Gold
  5. What Will the World Be Like
  6. The Touch of Her Hand
  7. You Can’t Blame the Train
  8. It’s Not Your Fault
  9. Everyday Is a Miracle
  10. Blues Train

The Best of Don McLean (1988 – compilation)

  1. American Pie
  2. Vincent
  3. And I Love You So
  4. Crying
  5. Castles in the Air
  6. Dreidel
  7. Winterwood
  8. Every Day
  9. Mountains O’ Mourne
  10. Prime Time

For the Memories Vols I & II (1989)

  1. Maybe Baby
  2. A White Sport Coat (And a Pink Carnation)
  3. Don’t
  4. Travelin’ Man
  5. Sittin’ in the Balcony
  6. I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still in Love with You)
  7. Crazy
  8. You Don’t Know Me
  9. If I Only Had a Match
  10. But Beautiful
  11. Over the Weekend
  12. Someone to Watch Over Me
  13. Somebody Loves Me
  14. Count Your Blessings
  15. It Had to Be You
  16. Not a Moment Too Soon
  17. Change Partners
  18. Nobody Knows When You’re Down and Out
  19. Stardust
  20. Wonderful World

And I Love You So (1989)

  1. Mountains O’ Mourne
  2. Birthday Song
  3. Your Cheating Heart
  4. It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
  5. Since I Don’t Have You
  6. He’s Got You
  7. But She Loves Me
  8. Superman’s Ghost
  9. Everyday
  10. Love in My Heart
  11. Eventually
  12. The Touch of Her Hand
  13. And I Love You So
  14. Castles in the Air
  15. Empty Chairs
  16. Crying
  17. Don’t Burn the Bridge
  18. Going for the Gold

Headroom (1991)

  1. Headroom
  2. Fashion Victim
  3. 1967
  4. Infinity
  5. One in a Row
  6. You Who Love the Truth
  7. Lady in Waiting
  8. Have You Seen Me
  9. Siamese Twins (Joined at the Heart)
  10. A Brand New World

Don McLean Christmas (1991)

  1. Winter Wonderland
  2. O Little Town of Bethlehem
  3. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
  4. I’ll Be Home for Christmas/Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  5. Go Tell It on the Mountain
  6. Burgundian Carol
  7. White Christmas
  8. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  9. Pretty Paper
  10. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Favorites & Rarities (1992)

  1. Castles in the Air [Mediarts version]
  2. And I Love You So
  3. American Pie
  4. Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)
  5. Babylon
  6. Empty Chairs
  7. Dreidel
  8. If We Try [United Artists version]
  9. Fool’s Paradise [single version]
  10. Sitting on Top of the World
  11. La La Love You
  12. Wonderful Baby
  13. Crying in the Chapel
  14. Magdalene Lane
  15. Crying
  16. Since I Don’t Have You
  17. Castles in the Air [Millennium version]
  18. He’s Got You
  19. Superman’s Ghost
  20. You Can’t Blame the Train
  21. Good Old Wagon
  22. Milkman’s Matinee
  23. Aftermath
  24. Mother Nature
  25. Every Day [BBC version]
  26. That’s All Right
  27. Profiteering Blues
  28. Hit Parade of Love
  29. The Carnival Has Ended
  30. I’m Blue, I’m Lonesome
  31. Nature Boy
  32. Black Sheep Boy
  33. Mountains ‘O Mourne [Live]
  34. And Her Mother Came Too [Live]
  35. Yonkers Girl
  36. Turkey in the Straw
  37. Dubuque
  38. Sally Ann/Muleskinner Blues/Old Joe Clark
  39. If We Try [EMI America version]
  40. Perfect Love
  41. Little Child
  42. Gotta Make You Mine

Don McLean Classics (1992 – compilation)

  1. Since I Don’t Have You
  2. It’s a Beautiful Life
  3. Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) – version 2
  4. Jerusalem
  5. American Pie
  6. Crying
  7. Castles in the Air (1981 version)
  8. American Pie Version 2
  9. And I Love You So Version 2

Killing Us Softly (1994 – Australia release)

  1. If We Try
  2. Happy Trails
  3. Chain Lightning
  4. To Have and To Hold
  5. Eventually
  6. You Don’t Know Me
  7. Headroom
  8. Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) – version 2
  9. Perfect Love
  10. Tapestry
  11. Everybody Loves Me Baby
  12. Color TV Blues
  13. Isn’t It Strange
  14. L’Affaire D’Amour
  15. Go Tell It on the Mountain
  16. American Pie Version 2
  17. And I Love You So Version 2

The River of Love (1995)

  1. The River of Love
  2. You’re My Little Darlin’
  3. If I Hadn’t Met You
  4. Better Still
  5. You Got a Way About You, Baby
  6. Angry Words
  7. This Little Girl (Daddy-O)
  8. Planet Noise
  9. From a Beautiful Star
  10. Little Cowboy
  11. My Love Was True

American Pie & Other Hits (1995 – compilation)

  1. American Pie
  2. And I Love You So
  3. Babylon
  4. Vincent
  5. La La Love You
  6. Everyday
  7. Dreidel
  8. You Have Lived
  9. If We Try
  10. Castles in the Air

Christmas Dreams (1997)

  1. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
  2. Oh Holy Night
  3. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
  4. Blue Christmas
  5. Christmas Waltz
  6. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  7. Toyland
  8. On the Last Month of the Year
  9. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
  10. Silent Night

Don McLean Sings Marty Robbins (2001)

  1. Singin’ the Blues
  2. Kaw-Liga
  3. Among My Souvenirs
  4. Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me
  5. Ribbon of Darkness
  6. The Story of My Life
  7. El Paso
  8. I Can’t Quit
  9. Love Me
  10. Devil Woman
  11. Time Goes By
  12. You Gave Me a Mountain

Starry, Starry Night (2001 – live)

  1. Every Day
  2. La La Love You
  3. Homeless Brother
  4. If We Try
  5. Winterwood
  6. Crossroads
  7. Castles in the Air
  8. Tulsa Time/Deep in the Heart of Texas
  9. Castles in the Air [Retake]
  10. Angry Words
  11. My Love Was True
  12. Singin’ the Blues
  13. You Gave Me a Mountain
  14. Crying
  15. And I Love You So
  16. Raining in My Heart
  17. Jerusalem
  18. You’re My Little Darlin’
  19. American Pie
  20. Superman’s Ghost
  21. Fashion Victim
  22. Headroom/Dreidel
  23. It Was a Very Good Year
  24. Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)

You’ve Got to Share: Songs for Children (2003)

  1. Little Rooster
  2. Be Kind to Your Parents
  3. You’ve Got to Share
  4. This Old Man
  5. Windy Old Weather
  6. I’m an Old Cowhand
  7. The Eagle
  8. You Have No Right
  9. Luby Lu
  10. The Cat Came Back
  11. The Horse Named Bill
  12. Pick It Up
  13. Hush Little Baby
  14. Blackberry Blossom
  15. Birdies Three (a la Volette)
  16. Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
  17. Going to the Chapel/Goodnight Sweetheart

The Western Album (2003)

  1. Timber Trail
  2. Ridin’ Down the Canyon
  3. Pal ‘O Mine
  4. I Ride an Old Paint
  5. I’ve Got Spurs (That Jingle)
  6. The Trail to Mexico
  7. Blue Prairie
  8. The Wild West Is Where I Wanna Be
  9. Tulsa Time/Deep in the Heart of Texas
  10. Lyndon Has a Bear Hug on Dallas
  11. (Take Me Back to My) Boots and Saddles
  12. Song of the Bandit
  13. Philadelphia Lawyer
  14. I’m an Old Cowhand
  15. Sioux Indians
  16. My Saddle Pal and I

Legendary Songs of Don McLean (2003 – compilation)

  1. Words and Music
  2. American Pie
  3. Since I Don’t Have You
  4. Maybe Baby
  5. Crying
  6. Castles in the Air
  7. If I Only Had a Match
  8. Your Cheatin’ Heart
  9. And I Love You So
  10. Vincent
  11. Winterwood
  12. If We Try
  13. Everyday
  14. Wonderful Baby
  15. Crossroads
  16. Jerusalem
  17. Dreidel
  18. Headroom
  19. Have You Seen Me
  20. Just to Hold My Hand
  21. Empty Chairs

Christmastime! (2004 – compilation)

  1. Winter Wonderland
  2. O Little Town of Bethlehem
  3. Blue Christmas
  4. The Christmas Waltz
  5. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
  6. Toyland
  7. Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  8. I’ll Be Home for Christmas/Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  9. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
  10. White Christmas
  11. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  12. Silent Night
  13. Oh Holy Night
  14. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
  15. Go Tell It on the Mountain
  16. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  17. The Last Month of the Year
  18. The Burgundian Carol
  19. Little Child
  20. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
  21. Pretty Paper
  22. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Rearview Mirror: An American Musical Journey (2005)

  1.  If You Could Read My Mind
  2. Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)
  3. Wonderful Baby
  4. Love Me Tender
  5. (It Was) A Very Good Year
  6. El Paso
  7. My Saddle Pals and I
  8. And I Love You So
  9. Crying
  10. Empty Chairs
  11. Homeless Brother
  12. TB Blues
  13. Magdalene Lane
  14. Infinity
  15. Prime Time
  16. American Pie
  17. Run, Diana Run
  18. You’ve Got to Share

The Legendary Don McLean (2007 – compilation)

  1. If We Try
  2. Mountains O’ Mourne
  3. Words and Music
  4. Your Cheating Heart
  5. Since I Don’t Have You
  6. Maybe Baby
  7. Dreidel
  8. Winterwood
  9. Everyday
  10. Have You Seen Me
  11. And I Love You So
  12. Jerusalem
  13. American Pie
  14. Empty Chairs
  15. Wonderful Baby
  16. Crying
  17. Castles in the Air [1981 version]
  18. Crossroads
  19. Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)
  20. In a Museum

Addicted to Black (2009)

  1. Addicted to Black
  2. Run, Diana Run
  3. Beside Myself
  4. Mary Lost a Ring
  5. Lovers Love the Spring
  6. Promise to Remember
  7. The Three of Us
  8. Shadowland
  9. I Was Always Young
  10. This Is America (Eisenhower)
  11. In a Museum

American Troubadour (2012 – compilation; released in conjunction with the PBS documentary of the same name)

  1. Everyday
  2. Castles in the Air
  3. American Pie
  4. Winterwood
  5. And I Love You So
  6. Addicted to Black
  7. Crying
  8. Empty Chairs
  9. Since I Don’t Have You
  10. I Tune the World Out
  11. Homeless Brother
  12. Wonderful Baby
  13. Have You Seen Me
  14. I Was Always Young
  15. Lovers Love the Spring
  16. Words and Music
  17. Left for Dead
  18. If I Hadn’t Met You
  19. If We Try
  20. Crossroads
  21. Vincent
  22. Headroom
  23. Prime Time
  24. 1967
  25. Jerusalem
  26. Superman’s Ghost
  27. Infinity
  28. Magdalene Lane
  29. Seaman
  30. The Statue

Don McLean Live in Manchester (2014 – live, compilation)

CD

  1. Everyday
  2. Love in My Heart
  3. Can’t Blame the Wreck
  4. Homeless Brother
  5. Orphans of Wealth
  6. Seaman
  7. Castles in the Air
  8. And I Love You So
  9. Superman’s Ghost
  10. Primetime
  11. 1967
  12. Headroom
  13. Winterwood
  14. Dreidel
  15. Crying
  16. American Pie
  17. Infinity
  18. Vincent

DVD (video)

  1. Everyday
  2. Love in My Heart
  3. Orphans of Wealth
  4. Seaman
  5. Castles in the Air
  6. And I Love You So
  7. Superman’s Ghost
  8. Primetime
  9. 1967
  10. Headroom
  11. Dreidel
  12. Crying
  13. American Pie
  14. Infinity
  15. Vincent