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Songs About April Fools and Other Pranks

Songs about April Fool's Day are too hard to find, so if you want to put an April Fool's playlist together you have to focus on the concept of fools. The first song that might pop into your head is "Everybody Plays the Fool" by Main Ingredient. The song has an upbeat melody and a light-hearted theme that we're all fools, so don't worry about it too much. The song "Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who is an assertion that "the new boss is the same as the old boss."

There are plenty of songs that can make a playlist about fools or pranks. "Spiders and Snakes" by Jim Stafford is about a boy who shakes a frog at a girl who ultimately calls him a fool. Love songs that mention the word "fool" tend to move away from the playful spirit of April Fools, such as "Fool (If You Think it's Over)" by Chris Rea or "Kissing a Fool" by George Michael. Meanwhile, a dedication song to a favorite fool is "Fool's Hall of Fame" by Johnny Cash.

April Fools is also about bluffing someone so anything about a liar fits the theme. "Liar" by Rollings Band is a perfect song about using and bluffing someone. "Liar Liar" by the Castaways is a fun classic the preserves the party attitude. Another fun song from the same fun era is "Lies" by the Knickerbockers. Comedy songs in general can also fit an April Fools playlist, which no other is bound to take seriously in the first place.

A song that mentions "April fool" is the late 60s hit "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)" by Kenny Rogers and the First Edition. Some other songs that mention this day of giving pranks include "April Fools" by Dionne Warwick, "April Fools" by Rufus Wainwright and "April Fool" by Soul Asylum.












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