Beatles: Paperback Writer Meaning
Song Released: 1966
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Paperback Writer Lyrics
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,
anonymous Oct 16th, 2012 10:15pm report
Considering he mentions "Lear," as in possible reference to King Lear by Shakespeare whom is based on the legend of Leir of Britian and considering the identity of Shakespeare is obscured from history, I believe he could be implying that he is a ghostwriter. Possibly?
That though the Beatles were already famous, they could assume a different name and become famous respectively. Correct?
anonymous Jun 22nd, 2012 6:35pm report
I was told that John Lennon was writing a fictional novel at the time and McCarthy wrote the song poking fun at him.
anonymous Mar 6th, 2012 3:48am report
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anonymous Dec 25th, 2009 12:28pm report
He is trying to publish a paperback novel about a guy who wants to publish a paperback novel.
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