Don McLean
American Pie





Release Year: 1971

Rankings:
All-Time
#347 / 1970s #78 / 1971 #15


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1002
Boom 99.7 (USA) - The Top 499 Songs of All Time (2016) 82
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of the Top 40 Singles by Year (1981) 40
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Singles (1979) No Order
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, 5 Songs for Each Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 5
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Steve Crawford (USA) - 1,000 Essential Songs from the 1970s (2015) 101
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 21-100
Tim Morse (USA) - The Stories Behind the Greatest Songs of All Time (1998) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 19
inStash (USA) - Top 100: Greatest Songs (Of All Time) (2010) 19
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 23
Charlie Gillett (UK) - Sound Of The City: Playlist 1946-1971 (1983) No Order
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 43
David Hepworth (UK) - 1971 - Never a Dull Moment: Rock's Golden Year (2016) No Order
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2009) 70
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 71
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, 100 Essential Singles (2001) No Order
Sean Egan (USA) - 500 Songs You Need to Hear (2006) No Order
Sean Egan (USA) - The Little Black Book of Music: Key Songs (2007) No Order
Zig Zag (UK) - Gillett & Frith's Hot 100 Singles (1975) No Order
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 225
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussť (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 92
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 57
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Songs to Understand Rock (2004) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (2009) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
Grammy Awards (USA) - Record of the Year Nominee