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Song: Paperback Writer
Artist: The Beatles

I prefer to play the opening like this:


e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:---------5-----3---------------------------------------------------|
A:---3--5--------------3-----3--5------------------------------------|
E:3-----------3-----3-----3------------------------------------------|

 It sounds better than the open strings in the previous posting.  Just 
a thought...

-C

E-Mails to ChrisF3569@aol.com


From: mikel@mail.freenet.hut.fi (Mikko Laaninen)

I think it was on 'Rubber Soul'?  Don't know for sure.
Well, here it is, with the first bit tabbed:


Paperback Writer 

by John Lennon & Paul McCartney

It took almost 30 years to get this song on a computer :-)
(Original written in 1966, I wrote this on 01.01.1995)
Yip, it's the best two-chord song I've ever heard...

This is the intro bit:

e----------------v-----------------v
B----------------v-----------------v
G-------0--------v-----------------v
D---0-3-----0-3--v---------0---3---v
A----------------v---3-------------v
E-3--------------v-3-----3---------v
 

And the complete lyrics & chords:

 

 Paperback writer...

      G7
 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
                                              C
 And I need a job so I want to be a paperback writer
           G7
 Paperback writer

 G7
 It's a dirty story of a dirty man
 And his clinging wife doesn't understand
 His son is working for the Daily Mail
                                                  C
 It's a steady job but he wants to be a paperback writer
           G7
 Paperback writer

 G7
 It'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
                                                     C
 I can change it 'round and I want to be a paperback writer
           G7
 Paperback writer
 
 G7
 If you really like it you can have the rights
 It could make a milion for you overnight
 If you must return it you can send it here
                                                 C
 But I need a break and I want to be a paperback writer
           G7
 Paperback writer

 G7
 Paperback writer...




And I'll send this to Nevada, too :-)
-- 
      _/_  _ _/   _/         Mikko T. Laaninen
     _/_/__/_/   _/         e-mail: mikel@freenet.hut.fi
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The Beatles albums
2000 One
1970 Hey Jude
1970 Let It Be
1969 Abbey Road
1969 Yellow Submarine
1968 White Album
1967 Magical Mystery Tour
1967 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
1966 Revolver
1965 Rubber Soul
1965 Help!
1964 The Beatles' Second Album
1964 Meet the Beatles!
1964 Beatles For Sale
1964 A Hard Day's Night
1963 With the Beatles
1963 Please Please Me
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02From Me To You tabbass tab
03She Loves You tabbass tab
04I Want To Hold Your Hand tabbass tab
05Can't Buy Me Love tabbass tab
06A Hard Day's Night tabbass tab
07I Feel Fine tabbass tab
08Eight Days A Week tabbass tab
09Ticket To Ride tabbass tab
10Help! tabbass tab
11Yesterday tabbass tab
12Day Tripper tabbass tab
13We Can Work It Out tabbass tab
14Paperback Writer tabbass tab
15Yellow Submarine tabbass tab
16Eleanor Rigby tabbass tab
17Penny Lane tabbass tab
18All You Need Is Love tabbass tab
19Hello, Goodbye tabbass tab
20Lady Madonna tabbass tab
21Hey Jude tabbass tab
22Get Back tabbass tab
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25Come Together tabbass tab
26Let It Be tabbass tab
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