Memories Maroon 5


There’s certainly a nostalgic feel to Memories by Maroon 5 – and the guitar chord progression in that song is exactly the same as in Pachelbel’s Canon in D. Even the melody is similar to the original!

Basket Case Green Day

Basket Case

Listen right from the beginning and you can hear Pachelbel’s chord progression clearly, as the power chords from Billie Joe Armstrong are much more noticeable here.

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian

Beneath the Belle and Sebastian smiles and the Pachelbel catchiness, there’s a dark undercurrent to the lyrics.