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Did we do something wrong?

Are we to blame for modern song?

Beliebers rule, but the Beatles I long.

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For teenagers, I fear

#yolo is what they hear

Good music is nowhere near.

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Do we need to go way way back?

Get music pure and not so black?

Aha I know exactly which track!

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  • $\begingroup$ What does "pure and not so black" mean? $\endgroup$ Mar 8 '16 at 18:02
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The answer appears to be:

Pachelbel's Canon

Because:

Taking an acrostic of the riddle provides the first eight notes of the song.

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  • $\begingroup$ how did you search the notes? $\endgroup$
    – manshu
    Mar 8 '16 at 6:04
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    $\begingroup$ @manshu - literally just googled "D A B F# G D G A" $\endgroup$
    – Alconja
    Mar 8 '16 at 6:08
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    $\begingroup$ @manshu some people know them by sight $\endgroup$ Mar 8 '16 at 11:12
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    $\begingroup$ Interestingly, Green Day's song Basket Case has the same chord structure. $\endgroup$ Mar 8 '16 at 17:40

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