Celebrate Paul McCartney’s birthday with an exclusive ‘RAM’ album special hosted by Paul on The Beatles Channel

Paul McCartney

Photo: Mary McCartney

Celebrate Paul McCartney’s birthday on Friday, June 18th with a weekend full of special programming on The Beatles Channel (Ch. 18)! Join Paul as he takes you track-by-track through his RAM album for its 50th anniversary. Plus, hear many other specials dedicated to Paul all weekend long, including a fan-voted countdown of his songs, playlists from Mary and Stella McCartney, and much more.

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Broadcast Schedule (all times ET)


Paul McCartney Exclusive RAM Special

Paul joins the birthday festivities as he gives The Beatles Channel listeners an exclusive guided tour through one of his most memorable albums, RAM, which came out 50 years ago. He takes you track-by-track through the entire album, telling stories about making the music and more.

Premiere:
June 18 at 11 am

Replays:
June 18 at 9 pm
June 19 at 2 pm
June 20 at 11 am
June 22 at 3 pm
June 23 at 12 am
June 24 at 1 pm


Mary McCartney Guest DJ

Paul’s daughter, Mary, shares some of her favourite songs and stories to celebrate her dad’s birthday!

Premiere:
June 18 at 5 pm

Replays:
June 19 at 7 pm


Stella McCartney Guest DJ

Stella McCartney shares a rare playlist of favourites by her dad and The Beatles, including special stories about their family, the music, and more.

Premiere:
June 18 at 7 pm

Replays:
June 20 at 5 pm


Paul McCartney Sideman Special

Join Bill Flanagan as he spotlights various collaborations Paul has done with artists ranging from Johnny Cash to Michael Jackson, George Michael, Nirvana, Elvis Costello, and more.

Replays:
June 18 at 12 am
June 20 at 6 am


Magical McCartney Maxi Concert

In honour of Paul’s birthday, The Beatles Channel has dreamed up a Paul McCartney fantasy concert of Beatles and solo songs!

Premiere:
June 19 at 9 pm


Eight Songs A Week Times Two

Beatles fans are celebrating Paul McCartney’s birthday with their own special birthday playlist, featuring their favourite McCartney songs. It’s Eight Songs A Week… times two! Hosted by Meg Griffin.

Premiere:
June 18 at 2 pm

Replays:
June 19 at 10 am
June 20 at 1 pm


Best of Paul McCartney’s Oobu Joobu Radio Series

Hear rare performances, demos, stories, and more from the mind of Paul McCartney. It’s the best of Paul’s radio series, Oobu Joobu, in honour of his birthday.

Premiere:
June 19 at 12 am

Replays:
June 20 at 3 pm


Fab Fourum

The Beatles Channel’s weekly live talk show hosted by Dennis Elsas, Bill Flanagan and Tom Frangione will be dedicated to Paul this week for his birthday. Special guests include Phoebe Bridgers and Carnie Wilson, plus lots of other McCartney topics!

Premiere:
June 16 at 9 pm

Replays:
June 19 at 7 am
June 20 at 6 pm


Breakfast with The Beatles

Chris Carter will feature three hours of Paul McCartney music on his weekday morning show.

Premiere:
June 18 at 8 am


My Fab Fours

Hear the members of Paul’s current band — Abe Laboriel Jr., Paul “Wix” Wickens, Rusty Anderson, and Brian Ray — plus Denny Seiwell from Wings each pick their four favourite songs by The Beatles and Paul McCartney throughout Paul’s birthday week!

Denny Seiwell (Original Drummer of Wings) @dennystrio

Replays:
June 17 at 7 am
June 19 at 4 am
June 20 at 2 pm

Abe Laboriel Jr. (Drummer) @ogabejr

Replays:
June 16 at 2 pm
June 18 at 2 am

Brian Ray (Guitarist) @brianrayguitar

Replays:
June 16 at 5 am
June 19 at 11 am

Rusty Anderson (Guitarist) @rustyanderson1

Replays:
June 17 at 11 pm
June 20 at 5 am

Paul ‘Wix’ Wickens (Keyboardist) @WixWickens

Replays:
June 17 at 1 am
June 19 at 10 pm

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