The Fool on the Hill
It's more than a cover, it's a way.
Peak: #433 (261,180 songs currently in Rock)
Peak in sub-genre: #31 (14,735 songs currently in Cover Songs)
October 28, 2011
MP3 5.2 MB, bitrate 160 kbps.
Lennon / McCartney
Story behind the song
McCartney said the song relates to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi:
“ '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 chord, and I made up 'Fool on the Hill.'"
day after day,
alone on a hill...