Harmonica Tab: American Pie Prologue by Don McLean

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Learn to play American Pie Prologue by Don McLean on your harmonica, the tab is below.

Song facts: The line “February made me shiver, with every paper I’d deliver” in the song is reference to when Don McLean found out about Buddy Holly’s death when folding papers for his paper route. 

Harmonica type: diatonic

Listen to the song:

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American Pie Prologue by Don McLean (for diatonic harmonica)

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