I think i and i in the sky is a Rastafarian thing. I remember reading that somewhere.
I would bet Bob Dylan.
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Some songwriters and lyricists (Bono, Anthony Kiedis)refer to either songs or titles to create a patchwork or sentiment. They want to evoke the aforementioned song in the new song. Stating it directly isn't subtle but sometimes it can rhyme or blend in if the word has two meanings.
Check out this lyric by AK:
Space may be the final frontier
But it’s made in a Hollywood basement
Cobain can you hear the spheres
Singing songs off station to station 1
And Alderon’s 2
not far away
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And finally, he says, "And Alderon's not far away, It's Californication." This line is actually a Star Wars reference as is apparent in more knowledgeable circles. Sure the spelling is different, but maybe Anthony thought he spelled it right, but I do believe this is what he’s talking about….Planet Alderaan was the pristine home of Princess Leia, the first planet destroyed by the Death Star in the first Star Wars film. This is a major symbol because he is pretty much saying "our perfect world will be destroyed soon, it's Californication" by saying that Alderaan is no far away. Again he's touching upon the destructive nature of this force, a theme I poked earlier on.
Station to Station is a great reference because the word station is so generic that a passive listener would just allow it blend in. But an active listener would know AK is referencing the 70's Bowie album.