Apart from this song, Capote has several other connections to rock music. They include:
(a) In 1972 Capote was commissioned by Rolling Stone
to cover the Rolling Stones' tour of North America. And though he set out on the tour and began taking copious notes, he quickly fell out with Mick Jagger and refused to write the article. "Mick Jagger is about as sexy as a pissing toad," he later cattily averred.
(2) Capote posthumously appeared on the sleeve of The Smiths' 1985 single, The Boy with the Thorn in His Side
. English fashion and portrait photographer Cecil Beaton took the picture in 1949.
(3) Capote was name-checked along with a number of other famous people in the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1991 track, "Mellowship Slinky In B Major