So Long, Paul was written by José Feliciano, Héctor Feliciano, and Rick Jarrard. It was recorded in 1969 by José Feliciano using the pseudonym Werbley Finster. So Long Paul was a novelty song about the rumours of Paul McCartney’s death. The lyrics mention The Beatles’ songs A Hard Day’s Night and I Want To Hold Your Hand. It is one of a number of novelty songs about the ‘Paul is dead’ rumours. It was released as a single in 1969 with Here Comes Werbley on the B-side.