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Don McLean: How A Hobo Could Save McLean From Endless Pie

Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 22 March 1975

THE BIZARRE tale of a black hobo with one leg who fell from a Dallas bound train in the early part of this century and wound up being mummified and taken on tour as a freak attraction with a travelling circus provides the focal point of Don McLean's newest album, and could prove to be McLean's salvation from endless encores of 'American Pie'.

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