The Beatles legend Paul McCartney shared his rare photos with his fans on Instagram in honor of his 78th birthday.

The Beatles bassist and singer, Paul McCartney, was born June 18, 1942, in the Walton area of Liverpool. At the age of 15, Paul met a musician who later changed his entire life. In 1957, he and John Lennon met during a performance of Lennon’s band The Quarrymen. Later, the two talented musicians founded one of the most iconic bands of all time, The Beatles.

After an impressive career full of success, Paul McCartney has recently turned 78 years old. He had a special treat for the fans in honor of his birthday. Paul shared some rarely seen photos of himself on Instagram. Also, he was grateful for all the lovely birthday wishes he received from the fans and friends.

Here’s what Paul McCartney wrote on the caption of his Instagram post:

Hi everybody, I’d like to thank you all for the great birthday wishes you sent to me and the love that came with them. I once was 33, then I was 45, and now I’m 78 and spinning at 78 rpm!!! Keep rocking, many thanks and lotsa love Paul ❤️

You can see the pictures Sir Paul McCartney posted on Instagram below.