Don’t Surround Yourself with Yourself

You might think is impossible to write a song about a chess game. You would be wrong.

Here we have “I’ve Seen All Good People” by Yes from the 1971 Yes Album, which is divided into “Your Move” (about chess) and “I’ve Seen All Good People”.

A few weeks back we had “FM” by Steely Dan, and “I’ve Seen All Good People” was probably one of the songs you would have heard on an FM station. Though it did reach #40 in the US so you may have heard it on AM radio. (In all its scratchy/static-laden misery.)