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The King Will Come by Wishbone Ash

Album: ArgusReleased: 1972
  • Band member Martin Turner researched this song by studying The Bible. It's about the Christian idea that when the world ends, those who believe will be saved. (thanks, Alexander - London, England)
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Comments: 1

The chequerboard of nights and days is a steal from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam, which goes....

'Tis all a Chequer-board of Nights and Days
Where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays:
Hither and thither moves, and mates, and slays,
And one by one back in the Closet lays.
Bill - Liverpool, --