Vincent

Vincent

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Mt. dulcimer arrangement of the Don McLean tune written in honor of the artist Vincent Van Gogh.

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“Vincent” (aka “Starry Starry Night) was written by singer/songwriter Don McLean in 1971, shortly after he had read a book about the life of artist Vincent Van Gogh.  The song became wildly popular, even eclipsing his previous mega-hit “American Pie”, which he had released just a few years earlier.  In the late 1970’s the Van Gogh museum placed a copy of the sheet music, together with a set of Van Gogh’s paint brushes, in a time capsule beneath the museum.  The poignant melody matches the mood painted by the lyrics perfectly, but can also stand by itself as an instrumental