What do American Pie’s lyrics really mean?

What do American Pie’s lyrics really mean?
“Drove my Chevy to the levee but the levee was dry”
I had no idea that this American cultural gem had sunk so deeply into my unconscious. It reminds me of my youth, a red Chevette and an 8 track stereo. Sometimes American culture is so all pervasive we forget it’s American at all.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32196117

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