Paperback Writer by The Beatles

In this beginners guitar lesson series we're going to learn to play the easy beginner version Paperback Writer by the Beatles. This is with the two easiest chords to play on guitar; E major and A major and with a capo on fret 3. This is part of a series of ten songs with these two easy chords.

Chord Sheet

For the chord sheet, click the 'Chords' button at the top of the page near the lesson title.

Here you can listen to the full song on YouTube:

Where to go from here?

If you've successfully played along with Andy in the full demo video above, you're ready to move on to Level 2 of this Beginner Guitar Course where we'll be checking out a NEW chord and a higher level strumming pattern!

If you've found you struggle, you may wish to checkout the other lessons and song tutorials at Level 1 of Andy's complete Beginners Course on this site, which is also available as DVD, download and physical book version!

Improver Version

Heres the TAB for the intro (way more complex than the chords (aka rhythm part)- leave this for when you've finished the beginners course ad done a bit of lead guitar!)