The title on this sarcastic apocalypse party song is also the adopted catch phrase of the American bluesman Seasick Steve.
In an article published on his website, the critic Bill Flanagan commented to Dylan that he uses the song's New Age cliché title as a hook, before asking how it got started. Dylan replied: "Probably from hearing the phrase one too many times."
"Friends In Low Places" by Garth Brooks was written by two Nashville songwriters after a meal in a local restaurant. One of them forgot his money, but said not to worry, "I have friends in low places. I know the cook."