The Beatles’ Song Inspired by the Tarot

Cute little article about Paul McCartney taking inspiration for the Beatles’ song “Fool On The Hill” from the tarot card Atu 0. An excerpt reads:

“Koger’s explanation made Paul like the word ‘fool.’ ‘So I began to like the word “fool,” because I began to see through the surface meaning,’ he said. ‘I wrote “The Fool on the Hill” out of that experience of seeing Tarot cards.

“Paul said ‘The Fool of the Hill’ had a message. He felt gurus were often undervalued. The ‘Ebony and Ivory‘ singer used “The Fool on the Hill” to tell his generation that gurus should be respected.

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