The Fool On The Hill

Words & Music:

John Lennon & Paul McCartney




D6              Em/D

Day after day, alone on the hill,

    D6                                   Em/D

The man with the foolish grin is keeping perfectly still.

    Em              A                  D6                   Bm

But nobody wants to know him, they can see that he's just a fool.

    Em7               A

And he never gives an answer.



        Dm   Bb/D   Dm            Bb/D

But the fool on the hill sees the sun going down.

        C                        Dm(add 2)       Dm7   D6

And the eyes in his head see the world spinning 'round.


Well on the way, head in a cloud. 

The man of a thousand voices talking perfectly loud.

But nobody ever hears him, or the sounds he appears to make.

And he never seems to notice.





Nobody seems to like him, they can tell what he wants to do.

And he never shows his feelings.





And he never listens to them, he knows that they're the fools.

They don't like him.




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