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Don McLean and Friends in Concert


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with The Jordanaires and Elkie Brooks
' American pie ', 'Vincent' and ' And I love you so' have made American songwriter Don McLean universally known, but it is ' Crying ', written by ROY ORBISON , that has brought McLean back into the British charts. Together with his past hits, ' Crying' is featured in this, his first television special. Supporting him are THE JORDANAIRES, Elvis Presley 's backing group for many years. Plus special guest ELKIE BROOKS The musical director Norrie Paramor recorded this programme shortly before his death last year.
Executive producer jim DUMIGHAN
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Elkie Brooks
Songwriter: Don McLean
Written By: Roy Orbison
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: Elkie Brooks
Director: Norrie Paramor
Director: Tony Wolfe

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Don McLean and Friends in Concert

BBC One London, 5 June 1980 23.05

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