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10 Songs Based On Canon in D

Here are a few of the many pop songs that lifted their musical sequence from Pachelbel’s classic tune

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Johann Pachelbel was the original one-hit-wonder. But what a hit. Canon in D is possibly the most well-known and loved classical tune of all time even if you didn’t know the title or the songwriter.

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