“Questions is another one of those things that has one foot in one band and another foot in another. Having enjoyed a lot of success with the Suite, we decided to incorporate two different songs into one piece.
“It’s funny, because the two songs really don’t have anything to do with each other. They're apropos of nothing. But to people in the mindset of 1968, that’s the cool part. The ‘60s were nothing if not a miracle of free-association. In the studio, we started playing the two parts together, we practiced them that way, and we thought they sounded great. Who cares if they don’t sound anything alike? It works.
“During the ‘build-a-record’ part of it, the main thing was getting a groove with [drummer] Dallas [Taylor] – that and putting the acoustic guitar part down. We just went from there and built it.”