Pachelbel's Canon

Michael Sheehan wordmall at AOL.COM
Sun Apr 25 13:27:38 UTC 2010

Michael Covarrubias wrote: "I personally use the word "song" to mean a
musical composition without words,
such as Pachelbel's Canon in D even though I have a sense that songs
should have sung lyrics."

Ah, but a few years back, Burger King provided lyrics to the melody:
"Hold the pickles, hold the lettuce, special orders don't upset us,
have it your way." Fast food, fast culture.

Michael Sheehan

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