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68.  Name the Singer/Songwriter Don McLean Jim Croce Ricky Nelson John Denver McLean wrote and sang “American Pie” and released it in 1971 off his second album of the same name. Included on the album was McLean’s second Top 40 song, “Vincent” (#12) about painter Vincent Van Gogh. Jim Croce was a hugely successful singer/songwriter who’s hits included “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown,” “Time in a Bottle” and “I’ve Got a Name.” Ricky (Rick) Nelson gets a mention in the section on the 50’s but it’s interesting to note that Croce, Nelson and Denver were all killed in plane crashes. Although no specific date was mentioned, the opening lyrics proclaim that, the events of the song took place, “A long, long time ago…” 69.  On what date did the music die? September 11, 2001 December 8, 1981 July 21, 1969 February 3, 1959 Hoping to get to the next city in time to finally do some laundry Holly hired a three-passenger plane from

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