Paperback Writer
1966
gbBeatles (Lennon/McCartney)
CC7sus4F
3 chords used in this song
FCC7sus4
FPaper back Cwriter C7sus4
C
CDear 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
F
And I need a job, so I want to be a paperback Fwriter,
C
Paperback Cwriter.
C
CIt's the dirty story of a dirty man
And his clinging wife doesn't understand.
His son is working for the Daily Mail,
F
It's a steady job but he wants to be a paperback Fwriter,
C
Paperback Cwriter.
FCC7sus4
FPaperback Cwriter. C7sus4
C
CIt's a thousand pages, give or take a few,
I'll be writing more in a week or two.
I can make it longer if you like the style,
F
I can change it round and I want to be a paperback Fwriter,
C
Paperback Cwriter.
C
CIf you really like it you can have the rights,
It could make a million for you overnight.
If you must return it, you can send it here
F
But I need a break and I want to be a paperback Fwriter,
C
Paperback Cwriter.
FCC7sus4
FPaperback Cwriter. C7sus4
For an easier version, leave out the C7sus4 chord
C7sus4
C7sus4
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