Paperback Writer by The Beatles was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, June 23, 1966 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The song is sung from the perspective of an author soliciting a publisher. A "paperback" is cheaper than a traditional hardcover book, and at the time was considered of lower quality and written for mass consumption. The implication is that the writer isn't all that good. The first #1 hit for The Beatles that was not about love.
Who sang Paperback Writer?
Paperback Writer was performed by The Beatles
What year did Paperback Writer get to the UK number 1 spot?
Paperback Writer first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, June 23, 1966
How long was Paperback Writer at number 1 in the UK?
Paperback Writer spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.