Paperback Writer Song Lyrics

The Beatles

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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,
And I need a job,
So I want to be a paperback writer,
Paperback writer.

It's a dirty story of a dirty man,
And his clinging wife doesn't understand.
His son is working for the Daily Mail
It's a steady job,
But he wants to be a paperback writer,
Paperback writer.
Paperback writer, paperback writer.

Track Listing

  • 1 Paperback Writer
  • 2 Rain

  • credits

    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: John Lennon, John Winston Lennon, Paul Mccartney, Paul James Mccartney
    album: Track 1 in album Paperback Writer / Rain
    release date: 1966-5-30
    popularity : 179 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Beat/Pop Rock/Psychedelic Rock
    length: 2:26
    writer: John Lennon, Paul McCartney

    Album Information

    country(area): United States
    script: Latin