An Interpretation of The Beatles 1966 A side single "Paperback Writer"

This song is about Beatle's friend Amanda Lear talking about wanting to write a soft porn novel "It's a dirty story of a dirty man and his clinging wife doesn't understand" She doesn't understand how her husband could go with a transexual "It's based on a novel by a man named Lear" It's based on a novel by Amanda Lear In the video Ringo sits as the focus of attention and doesn't play drums as if refusing, while all the other Beatles are playing their instruments It would seem the models for Lear's literary idea were her victims Tara Browne and Noreen "Nicky" MacSherry and this is the reason for Ringo's objection