Friday, November 23, 2007

'No One' likes Pachelbel

As Alicia Keys' "No One" is currently the No. 1 song in the nation, I would like to be the first in the blogosphere to note that it is the latest in a long, long line of pop tunes based on Pachelbel's "Canon in D."

Somewhere, Rob Paravonian is rejoicing at the arrival of yet another hit to add to his "Pachelbel Rant":

And here's the Canon as Pachelbel wrote it (or close enough), by the Orchestra da Camera di Verona:

I have purposefully omitted the guitar-hero version of the Canon that has received over 32 million views on YouTube ...