Solo (Don McLean album)

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Solo (LIVE)
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Live album by Don McLean
Released October 1976 (1976-10)
Genre Rock
Label United Artists
Producer Don McLean
Don McLean chronology
Homeless Brother
Solo (LIVE)
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Solo is a Don McLean double live album. It was recorded live in Manchester, Bristol, London and Oxford, England.

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Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Don McLean except where indicated.[1]

Side One

  1. "Magdalene Lane"
  2. "Masters of War" (Bob Dylan)
  3. "Wonderful Baby"
  4. "Where Were You, Baby?" (Josh White)
  5. "Empty Chairs"
  6. "Geordie's Lost His Penker" (arr. & adapted by Don McLean)
  7. "Babylon"

Side Two

  1. "And I Love You So"
  2. "Mactavish Is Dead" (arr. & adapted by Don McLean)
  3. "Cripple Creek/Muleskinner Blues" (arr. & adapted by Don McLean / George Vaughn & Jimmie Rodgers)
  4. "Great Big Man"
  5. "Bronco Bill's Lament"
  6. "Happy Trails" (Dale Evans)
  7. "Circus Song"
  8. "Birthday Song"
  9. "On the Amazon" (Vivian Ellis, Clifford Grey)

Side Three

  1. "American Pie"
  2. "Over the Waterfall/Arkansas Traveller" (arr. & adapted by Don McLean)
  3. "Homeless Brother"
  4. "Castles in the Air"
  5. Three Flights Up"

Side Four

  1. "Lovesick Blues" (Irving Mills, Cliff Friend)
  2. "Winter Has Me in Its Grip"
  3. "The Legend of Andrew McCrew"
  4. "Dreidel"
  5. "Vincent"
  6. "Till Tomorrow"


  • Herb Gart - producer
  • John Peters - producer, mixing
  • Don McLean - acoustic guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Greg Calbi - mastering
  • Jesse Henderson - engineer
  • Vic Maile - engineer
  • Gil Markle - engineer


Recorded live at Manchester, Bristol and Oxford, England.


  1. ^ "Don McLean - Solo (Vinyl, LP)". Discogs. Retrieved 15 February 2017.