Everybody Plays the Fool

1972 single by The Main Ingredient

"Everbody Plays the Fool" is a 1972 song by soul band The Main Ingredient and taken from their album Bitter Sweet. It went to number 3 in the United States, number 6 in Canada and number 44 in Australia. It was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1973. It was covered by Aaron Neville in 1991 and went to number 8 in the United States and number 1 in New Zealand.

"Everybody Plays the Fool"
Single by the Main Ingredient
from the album Bitter Sweet
B-side"Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me?)"
ReleasedAugust 1972
StudioRCA Studio C (New York City
  • Luther Simmons
  • Tony Silvester
The Main Ingredient singles chronology
"Black Seeds Keep on Growing"
"Everybody Plays the Fool"
"You've Got to Take It (If You Want It)"