It has been suggested this 1974 composition by Cat Stevens contains a veiled reference to the death of Buddy Holly à la Don McLean's better known "American Pie
"; the basis for this appears to be its reference to "Denim blue, faded up to the sky." Did Buddy Holly ever wear denim?
Whether or not that is the case, it certainly inspired someone. On February 3, 2016, Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings quoted from it in US Government hearings on the Flint poisoned water scandal. The particular concern there was that the young were suffering from elevated lead levels in their blood, something that can cause a plethora of medical conditions including anemia, behavioral problems and fatigue.