“Vincent” is a track by Don McLean written as a tribute to Vincent vehicle Gogh. Additionally it is known by its starting collection, “Starry Night time”, a mention of Vehicle Gogh’s painting The Starry Evening. The track also explains different paintings done by the designer. It had been created on the 100th wedding anniversary of the midpoint of Truck Gogh’s life.
McLean wrote the lyrics in 1971 after reading a publication about the life span of the musician.
The next year, the song became the main hit in the united kingdom Singles Graph no. 12 in america. Coincidentally, it spent 12 weeks on the HOT 100. In america, “Vincent” also peaked at number 2 on the simple Listening graph. Billboard rated it as the No. 94 music for 1972.
The song employs the accordion, vibraphone, strings, and guitar.
In 2000, PBS aired Don McLean: Starry, Starry Night time, a concert special that was filmed in Austin, Tx.