Dean Ween refers to his song "Gum" as "whatever the opposite of intellectual is." He told Songfacts: "It's like a kid yelling, 'I like gum!' Taking your kid to the supermarket and he's grabbing s--t and going, 'Can we go to McDonald's?'"
John Lennon's lead guitar work on Yoko Ono's "Walking On Thin Ice" proved to be his final creative act. It was upon their return home after completing laying down the track that Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman.