Don McLean, ‘American Pie’ Singer, Arrested for Domestic Violence

Musician is scheduled to appear in court next month

Last Updated: January 18, 2016 @ 10:12 AM

Don McLean, the singer/songwriter best known for the ’70s hit “American Pie,” was arrested for domestic violence early Monday by police in Camden, Maine, NBC affiliate WCSH reports.

McLean, 70, was charged and transported to Knox County Jail shortly after 3 a.m., police said. He posted bail and was released shortly after.

The musician is expected in Knox County District Court on Feb. 22.

McLean is also known for the songs “Vincent,” a tribute to painter Vincent van Gogh, “And I Love You So” and “Castles in the Air.”