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Paperback Writer

Lyrics

Paperback writer, paperback writer.
Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book?
It took me years to write, will you take a look?
It's based on a novel by a man named Lear,
full lyrics
Paperback writer, paperback writer.
Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book?
It took me years to write, will you take a look?
It's based on a novel by a man named Lear,
full lyrics

Features of This Track

electric rock instrumentation
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
electric rhythm guitars
a dynamic male vocalist
vocal harmonies

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Comments

McCartneys bass line is amazing!
The freer jacques part lol
Catchy! :)
Oh, hey Jet. Once again, we meet on the Beatles.
He needed a break.
Why did Paul want to write paperbacks anyway?
Hi!
great song
It's frère Jacques.
mikecfl616
Back ground vocals listen closely they sing falsetto "frar a jouque' not sure how to spell.. snuck that one in with a smile I'll bet.
One of my faves....... . . . .
This is one of my favorites of the Beatles.
Hardcover must be lame if it isn't mentioned in this song.
I want to be a paperback writer!!
Great track!!
4 comments below... follow lukas_a_oyar z u n 2 0 @ y a h o o . c o m . . . I'lll bet you 20 bucks that he'll follow you back! (he's y friend)
The Beatles da best!!! I got all Beatles songs 8 track to cd, A to Z !!!!!!!!
Launch point of power pop!
The ending made me laugh. IDK why. Lol This just goes to show that The Beatles could sing a song about anything and it'd be good. :D
Wudup
Hey people...
Ima write a book called PaperBack Writer
auntpearlesf a r m
haha cute song
They could make a song about anything and its good ps follow meh
The standard set by the best in the business. . .
I'm pretty sure this is NaNoWriMo theme song.
I don't know why, but this track sounds awful on Pandora. It's all vocals with the instruments seemingly muted.
gunsablazin
The line should be :

And his CLINGING wife just doesn't understand.

Not his CLEANING wife.
The Beatles are MAGIC. Who else can take these simple lyrics (ex. PaperBack Writer) and make them something like this classic? NO ONE.
the beatles forever
"Paperback Writer" frikin rocks! That guitar tone is the s**t! One of my all time favorites
evy12husky
The flip side of this "45" is name of very good Beatles cover band........ : )
Love this one! The Beatles 1 CD is great. I own it.
Wow, this was recorded in 1966, same time as Revolver? I never knew, but it makes sense.
my favorite song by the beatles
love it one of there best
aggielink
Great Song, one of those really upbeat songs that aren't too deep, aren't too trippy, just upbeat.
I always loved how the "yeah"s in the second and third verse create the feel that someone is just putting up with the singer's claims about his book. And, that Paul wrote the song in response to John's book, "In His Own Write".
The harmonys are perfect & Paul ROCKS the BASS!
Are they talking about Bukowski?
Awesome.
herecomes2mo r r o w
wow...this guitar sounds really modern.
i dont get it, and it is awesome.

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