Bye, bye, Miss American Pie.
Christie's announced Friday that singer-songwriter Don McLean is selling his manuscript and notes to "American Pie," the wistful anthem that asked, "Do you recall what was revealed the day the music died?"
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The auction house says McLean is selling 16 pages that include the original working manuscript and typed drafts of the song.
Christie's is estimating that "American Pie" will sell for $1 million to $1.5 million when it is auctioned April 7 in New York.
The eight-minute-long "American Pie" was released in 1971. It was a No. 1 U.S. hit for four weeks in 1972.
"The day the music died" refers to the Feb. 3, 1959, deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper in a plane crash.