Music: Montage of Loss

Bye bye Miss American pie, Drove my Chevy to the levy but the levy was dry. And them good old boys were drinkin' whiskey and rye, Singin' 'This'll be the day that I die.'

When it comes to nostalgia, the kids would seem to be at a disadvantage. After all, they have only yesterday to remember. But theirs is a big yesterday: the 1960s. The upsurge of rock culture during that decade left them with enough mythological heroes and heavies to fill a lifetime of remembering. Folk Singer Don McLean, 26, seems to evoke them all in his new 8½-minute...

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