Celebrate Paul McCartney’s 77th birthday all week long on The Beatles Channel!

SiriusXM’s The Beatles Channel (Ch. 18) is celebrating Paul McCartney’s 77th birthday on June 18 with a week full of special programming.

Don’t miss specials dedicated to “Macca” featuring the legendary musician Elvis Costello, Paul’s current bandmates, and his daughter Mary McCartney. You’ll also hear McCartney Mini Song Sets, as well as celebrity and listener My Fab Fours dedicated to Paul.

Check out our full list of programming for Paul’s birthday week below.


Elvis Costello’s Flowers in the Dirt Special

Celebrate 30 years of Paul McCartney’s eighth solo album, Flowers in the Dirt, with an exclusive conversation between one of the album’s producers and co-writers, Elvis Costello, and The Beatles Channel host Bill Flanagan.

  • Premiere: Friday, June 14 at 8pm ET
  • Replays: Saturday, June 15 at 4pm ET; Sunday, June 16 at 10am ET; and Tuesday, June 18 at 11pm ET

Mary McCartney’s Guest DJ

Don’t miss Mary McCartney celebrate her father’s birthday by sharing some of her favorite songs and stories on The Beatles Channel.

  • Premiere: Friday, June 14 at 5pm ET
  • Replays: Saturday, June 15 at 10am ET; Sunday, June 16 at 9pm ET; and Tuesday, June 18 at 8pm ET

Eight Songs a Week Times Two

Tune in to The Beatles Channel as fans of the Fab Four honor Paul’s birthday with a special playlist featuring their favorites. It’s Eight Songs a Week… times… times two!

  • Premiere: Friday, June 14 at 4pm ET
  • Replays: Friday, June 14 at 7pm ET; Saturday, June 15 at 6am ET; Sunday, June 16 at midnight ET; and Monday, June 17 at 3pm ET

Magical McCartney Maxi Concert

In honor of Paul’s birthday, The Beatles Channel has dreamed up the greatest Paul McCartney concert you’ve never heard! Hear 60 minutes of Paul’s hits live!

  • Premiere: Friday, June 14 at 11am ET
  • Replays: Saturday, June 15 at 6am ET; and Tuesday, June 18 at 4pm ET

Band on the Run Special

Take a look back at Paul McCartney and Wings’ iconic Band on the Run album with archival commentary from Paul himself.

  • Premiere: Friday, June 14 at 11pm ET
  • Replays: Monday, June 17 at 6pm ET

Breakfast with The Beatles

Join The Beatles Channel host Chris Carter during his show, Breakfast with The Beatles, as he plays three hours of Paul’s hits.

  • Premiere: Tuesday, June 18 at 8am ET

Dark Horse Radio

On this week’s Dark Horse Radio, Laura Cantrell joins the celebration by focusing on the unique friendship between Paul and his bandmate George Harrison.

  • Premiere: Thursday, June 13 at 2pm ET
  • Replays: Friday, June 14 at 10pm ET; Sunday, June 16 at 4pm ET; Tuesday, June 18 at midnight ET; and Wednesday, June 19 at noon ET

Northern Songs

This week, listen as host Bill Flanagan devotes his entire Northern Songs show to playing songs written by Paul between the winter of 1968 and the winter of 1969.

  • Premiere: Monday, June 10 at 9pm ET
  • Replays: Thursday, June 13 at 10pm ET; Saturday, June 15 at 7pm ET; and Sunday, June 16 at 11pm ET

My Fab Fours: Paul McCartney’s Band

Hear the members of Paul McCartney’s current band — Abe Laboriel Jr., Brian Ray, Rusty Anderson and Paul “Wix” Wickens — each pick their four favorite songs by The Beatles or Paul throughout the Fab Four great’s birthday week!

Abe Laboriel Jr. — Drummer

  • Replays: Wednesday, June 12 at 5am ET; Thursday, June 13 at 7pm ET; Saturday, June 15 at 11am ET; and Sunday, June 16 at 8pm ET

Brian Ray — Guitarist

  • Replays: Wednesday, June 12 at 2pm ET; Friday, June 14 at 2am ET; and Saturday, June 15 at 11pm ET

Rusty Anderson — Guitarist

  • Replays: Wednesday, June 12 at 8pm ET; Friday, June 14 at 1pm ET; and Sunday, June 16 at 9am ET

Paul “Wix” Wickens — Keyboardist

  • Replays: Thursday, June 13 at 1am ET; Friday, June 14 at 9pm ET; and Sunday, June 15 at 5am ET

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