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State of Minnesota declares August 2 Sir Paul McCartney Day

Paul McCartney photo ©2013 Mary McCartney; Target Field photo by Brandt Williams/MPR

Governor Mark Dayton has declared today Sir Paul McCartney Day, in honor of the former Beatle’s performance at Target Field. “We come together on Saturday, August 2, 2014, to honor Sir Paul McCartney, one of the most influential and inspiring musicians in history.”

Read the full proclamation below—and listen to the Current from 5:00 to 7:00 as Mac Wilson plays a special set of our listeners’ favorite Paul McCartney songs. If you’re going to the show—or if you’re just curious—take a look at Macca’s massive stage setup.