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"Canon Rock"
Cover of JerryC's "Canon Rock"
Song by JerryC
Recorded Taiwan
Genre Neo-classical metal, Mandarin/Chinese rock, Alternative metal
Length 05:21
Writer Johann Pachelbel
Composer JerryC
Cover versions
Lim Jeong-hyun

"Canon Rock" is a neo-classical metal arrangement of Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D major by the Taiwanese musician and composer Jerry Chang (JerryC). The composition contains a variety of melodic licks (more suitable for the advanced guitarists), showing Jerry's unique way of phrasing and his finger dexterity. The piece became popular on the internet after a video of JerryC playing the piece was posted online. The rendition has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and television shows. The re-arrangement was composed within two weeks.

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Covers

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Jeong-Hyun Lim performs "Canon Rock". This is one of YouTube's most viewed videos.

Perhaps the most famous of the covers was created by the South Korean guitarist Lim Jeong-hyun, aka “funtwo”, his Internet alias. Funtwo's video on youtube has been viewed over 68.2 million times.[1]

Tablature

Tablature for JerryC's and MattRach's versions of the piece is available[2][3].

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