‘American Pie’ singer Don McLean returns to New Rochelle to admire mural in his honor

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A famous singer/songwriter from New Rochelle came back to his old stomping grounds Thursday to praise a mural in his honor. 

A 30-foot-tall artistic mural over a wall on North Avenue now depicts “American Pie” singer Don McLean. 

McLean praised Miami-based street artist Loic Ercolessi for creating the mural.

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In the image, Ercolessie pairs McLean with New York’s Alicia Keys, two icons who have shaped communities with timeless lyrics.  

McLean say he has no idea why they chose him for the mural, but he’s glad they did.

 

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