Paperback Writer

original song written and composed by Lennon-McCartney; first recorded by The Beatles

"Paperback Writer" is a 1966 song by The Beatles and was released A-side to their eleventh single Rain. It went to number 1 in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden.

"Paperback Writer"
Single by the Beatles
B-side"Rain"
Released30 May 1966 (1966-05-30)
Recorded13–14 April 1966
StudioEMI, London
Genre
Length
  • 2:16 (stereo)
  • 2:23 (mono)
Label
Songwriter(s)Lennon–McCartney
Producer(s)George Martin
The Beatles UK singles chronology
"Day Tripper" / "We Can Work It Out"
(1965)
"Paperback Writer"
(1966)
"Eleanor Rigby" / "Yellow Submarine"
(1966)
The Beatles US singles chronology
"Nowhere Man"
(1966)
"Paperback Writer"
(1966)
"Eleanor Rigby" / "Yellow Submarine"
(1966)
Promotional film
"Paperback Writer" at YouTube

References

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  1. Miller 2010, p. 39.
  2. Borack 2007, p. 175.
  3. DeRogatis 2003, p. 48.