"'American Pie' was written on Caroline Street" by Mike Greenhaus. Article discusses how Don Mclean wrote the song "American Pie" at Saratoga Springs bar, Tin & Lint and then performed the song for the first time at Caffè Lena.
Issue 3, vol. 77, 2/15, 02, pg. 17
Skidmore News - Caffè Lena Related
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