The Fool On The Hill was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1967. Bobbie Gentry recorded her version in 1968. Her version uses French lyrics. It was released as a single in 1968 with Hushabye Mountain on the B-side. The song was also included on her 1968 album Local Gentry. The album also included versions of Eleanor Rigby and Here, There And Everywhere.