The internet is full of articles on April Fool's Day and its origin. It would be interesting to find out more. Yes, it's the big day to-day and below is a list of 60s and 70s songs with the word fool:
Fools Rush In ~ Elvis Presley A Fool Such As I - Elvis Presley or The Clovers Fool, Fool, Fool - Elvis Presley Fool - Elvis Presley Chain Of Fools ~ Aretha Franklin What A Fool Believes - Doobie Brothers Why Do Fools Fall In Love? ~ Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
What Kind Of Fool Am I? Sammy Davis Jr/Anthony Newley The Fool On The Hill - The Beatles Won't Get Fooled Again ~ The Who Poor Little Fool - Ricky Nelson April Fool's Day - Marty Robbins April Fools - Nina N Fredrick.
In certain songs the themes of sadness, anger, depression, defiance, distraction and hopelessness reveal themselves in the lyrics. But then could these feelings be more an indication of realisation before wisdom strikes a chord?
1 "Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed." - Mark Twain.
2 "Looking foolish does the spirit good." - John Updike.