This is one of the few times when Paul McCartney wrote a straight-up Country song, albeit at a much faster tempo. It has a sound similar to bluegrass. The Beatles would return to a sound similar to this with a few numbers from the White Album
. Fans have even theorized, as "Back In The U.S.S.R.
" was a shout-out to The Beach Boys and "If I Needed Someone
" was a shout-out to The Byrds, that this song would have made a nice shout-out to Simon & Garfunkel.