Here's what we learned from the great man's conversation with John Wilson.
All available episodes
No upcoming broadcasts
All previous episodes
The legendary songwriter's interview with John Wilson is fascinating and very funny.
Here’s what we found out from the singer-songwriter's conversation with John Wilson.
Watch a filmed version of Paul McCartney speaking to John Wilson about his career.
Watch and listen to exclusive live performances from the Mastertapes recordings.
Re-releasing music documentaries from the Radio 4 Archive.
Sir Paul McCartney speaks about his life after The Beatles.
How do you compare to the beloved musical mop-top? Take the quiz and discover all…
Noel Gallagher talks to John Wilson about his album Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.
Paul Weller talks to John Wilson and a live audience about the last Jam album, The Gift.
Rufus talks about his life-changing album Want One, plays piano and sings a cappella.
Manic Street Preachers talk to John Wilson about their 1994 album The Holy Bible.
Wilko Johnson talks to John Wilson about Down By The Jetty, Dr Feelgood's debut album.
Billy Bragg talks to John Wilson about Talking with the Taxman about Poetry.
Sinéad O'Connor talks to John Wilson about her most personal album, Theology.
Corinne Bailey Rae returns to her second album The Sea and plays tracks from it live.
David discusses the making of his 1971 solo album If I Could Only Remember My Name.
Suzanne Vega talks to John Wilson and a live audience about her album Solitude Standing.
Rod Argent, Chris White and Colin Blunstone discuss the Zombies' album Odessey and Oracle.
Mike and Steve talk about Fisherman's Blues, the fourth album by The Waterboys.
Natalie Merchant talks to John Wilson about her 1995 debut solo album Tigerlily.
Edwyn Collins talks to John Wilson about Gorgeous George, his best known solo album.
Ray Davies talks to John Wilson about the Kinks albums Lola and Muswell Hillbillies.
Richard Thompson talks to John Wilson about the making of his 1991 album Rumor And Sigh.
Eliza and Martin Carthy talk about their work together and Eliza's album Anglicana.
Gary Kemp and Tony Hadley talk about Spandau Ballet's chart-topping album, True.
Robbie talks to John Wilson about his debut solo album, Life Thru A Lens.
Jazzie B and Caron Wheeler talk to John Wilson about the album Club Classics Vol 1.
'Queen of African music', Angelique Kidjo, discusses her breakthrough album Aye.
Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats talk about their album A Tonic for the Troops.
Elvis Costello playing live at Maida Vale for Mastertapes.
Sign in to the BBC, or Register