Gold certification: Paperback Writer
Paperback Writer received gold certification from the RIAA on July 14th, 1966, for record sales.
The song was written by Paul McCartney and recorded on April 13 1966, at Abbey Road. The single was released on May 30th (US) and June 10th (UK), with John Lennon's Rain as the B-side.
- Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
- John Lennon – backing vocal, rhythm guitar
- George Harrison – backing vocal, lead guitar
- Ringo Starr – drums, tambourine