Formal structure of  "I Call Your Name"
Intro (ind) 0:00-0:09
Verse 1a 0:09-0:24
Verse 1b 0:24-0:39
Middle 8 0:39-0:55
Verse 2b 0:55-1:10*
Middle 8 1:25-1:40
Verse 3b 1:40-1:51*
Coda (verse) 1:51-2:08
Comments: Solo section uses swung 8th notes, while the rest of the song uses straight 8ths. That makes "I Call Your Name" the first Beatles recording to switch between straight and swung 8ths within the same song.
In both iterations, the middle 8 functions as the first half of the verse instead of as a completely separate and independent structural segment.
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