Paul McCartney to Appear on ‘The Colbert Report’ for Hour-Long Special

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An upcoming super-sized episode of The Colbert Report will feature a very special guest: the one and only Sir Paul McCartney. The music legend appeared on the show in 2009, but this will be his first musical performance. The hour-long special will include an interview with McCartney and performances of songs from his Out There tour.

“I think this McCartney kid’s got something special and I’m gonna put him on the map!” Stephen Colbert said in a statement about having the former Beatle on his show.

The Colbert Report has had many musicians perform over the years, and previously hosted a special dedicated to Radiohead. Colbert has been known to sing with his musical guests, so perhaps he and McCartney will treat viewers to a duet. The special airs on June 12 on Comedy Central.

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