This song starts and ends with Martin Luther King samples taken from the Civil Rights Movement leader's famous 1963 I Have A Dream speech. Wu-Tang's RZA told NME: "The ending quote (about "whirlwinds of revolt" leading to justice for black US citizens) – that's more relevant now than it ever was. Sadly."
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.
Originally a chart-topper for Steve Lawrence in 1962 chart-topper, "Go Away Little Girl," became the first song of the rock era to be taken to #1 by two different artists when Donny Osmond's cover version also reached the summit in 1971.