One Night In Bangkok, Murray Head*

May 14, 2021 — Song #134

For 1984, I chose the song “One Night in Bangkok.” It’s a song about chess. Yes. And 80s hit song about Chess. Why? Because it was actually part of a British musical named Chess that depicted a rivalry between the US and the USSR during a tournament that takes place in Bangkok. The music was written by two ABBA members, Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, and the lyrics were…