Three years before they started working on Little Broken Hearts, Norah Jones and producer Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton met for a five-day songwriting session to get to know each other. The microphones were all packed away when they suddenly came up with the idea for "Travelin' On," a stringed ballad about moving on from a breakup. Danger Mouse recorded it on his iPhone and when the album sessions rolled around, he played it for Jones, who had forgotten all about it. "It was kind of fun to go back to an idea that I just barely remembered, and it ended up being one of our favorite songs on the album," she said in a Spotify commentary.
This was used on the TV show Elementary in the 2012 episode "Lesser Evils."
Jimi Hendrix opened for The Monkees on their 1967 tour, and it did not go well. The young, mostly female crowd shouted "Davy" when Hendrix sang the word "Lady" in "Foxy Lady" in honor of who they came to see: Monkees lead singer Davy Jones.
The Flaming Lips' "Do You Realize??" was named in March 2009 the official Rock Song of Oklahoma. Four years later, Oklahoma's governor Mary Fallin pulled the tune as the state's official rock song in a move her office said had more to do with priorities than musical taste.