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"The Fool on the Hill" is a song by The Beatles. It was written and sung by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon/McCartney) and recorded in 1967.

McCartney said of the song:

“'Fool on the Hill' was mine and I think I was writing about someone like Maharishi. His detractors called him a fool. Because of his giggle he wasn't taken too seriously … I was sitting at the piano at my father's house in Liverpool hitting a D 6th… read more

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  • Avatar for jaiminrajani
    Amazing song.
  • Avatar for corpsetastic
    The fool on the hill is ayn rand.
  • Avatar for Javinry
    one of their best songs... Ray Thomas from The Moody Blues on the flute <3
  • Avatar for enxe3
    Awesome
  • Avatar for atearmstoholdya
    I always thought that the theme song to the old TV show "Room 222" (about a high school) sounded awfully close to this, possibly even copied. I don't know who got the credit for writing the theme song....should have been Lennon/McCartney.
  • Avatar for TheMally98
    But the fool on the hill...
  • Avatar for DaphnePaugam
    It sounds a bit like an attempt of Paul's at doing a Nowhere Man... Lovely!
  • Avatar for jeanjunior
    Definitely my favorite, always.
  • Avatar for Lavi91
    Love this one! ♥
  • Avatar for williamc99
    Possibly one of the greatest songs I have ever heard. Absolutely perfect.

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