George Martin, Beatles Producer, Has Died - Pitchfork Media

Sir George Martin, the iconic producer best known for his work with the Beatles, has died. Ringo Starr confirmed the news on Twitter. He was 90. Update (3/9 8:21 a.m.): Paul McCartney has penned a tribute to Martin on his website. Read an extract below.

George Martin and the Beatles: A Producer's Impact, in Five Songs - New York Times

George Martin, standing, during a recording session for the Beatles' “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.” Credit Frank Herrmann. When we hear a great recording, we tend to think of the music as having sprung fully developed from the imagination of ...

Rick Rubin Pays Tribute to 'Inspiration' George Martin - RollingStone.com

Producer Rick Rubin pays tribute to his "inspiration" George Martin, calling him the "best of all time" Credit: Photo Courtesy of Universal Music Group, Alberto E. Rodriguez/WireImage/Getty. By Kory Grow. March 9, 2016 ...

Game of Thrones Creator George RR Martin Responds to Death Rumors - MovieWeb

George R.R. Martin, the man who created the Game of Thrones universe, is alive and well amidst rumors of his untimely demise. Many believed the author of the Ice and Fire novel series, upon which the hit HBO fantasy series is based, passed away this ...

George Martin, Beatles Producer, Passes Away at 90 - MovieWeb

George Martin, the man best known as "The Fifth Beatle", who is responsible for some of The Beatles biggest hits, passed away at the age of 90 yesterday. The beloved music producer's death was first revealed by The Beatles' drummer Ringo Starr's ...

George Martin: 1926–2016 - Premier Guitar

Along with Phil Spector, Quincy Jones, and Brian Eno, George Martin established the role of producer as auteur. George Martin's productions for the Beatles—13 albums and 22 singles—earned him a place in modern musical history, garnered him a ...

George Martin on the Beatles: "I fell in love with them" - CBS News

LONDON --Most folks can easily rattle off the Beatles' names -- John, Paul, George and Ringo -- in that order. But only a real fan can tell you about the Beatles' "other" George, producer George Martin. He died Tuesday at age 90. "I was looking for a ...

George Martin: the man who changed pop forever (with a little help from his friends) - The Guardian

George Martin … The one man who was able to pull rank on the Beatles. Photograph: Peter Johns for the Guardian. George Martin. George Martin: the man who changed pop forever (with a little help from his friends). The music came from the Beatles – but ...

How George Martin Changed Pop Music Production - New York Times

George Martin in 1965. He played a vital role in defining a producer's role in pop music. Credit Hulton Archive/Getty Images. For the legions of musicians, producers and music executives who carefully followed everything the Beatles did, one name on ...

How George Martin created rock 'n' roll magic with the Beatles - Los Angeles Times

George Martin was a music producer in London, on the prowl for rock 'n' roll acts in the early 1960s, when he came across a band that had been turned down by every record company in town. He wasn't bowled over by the demo tapes, but, as he later ...

Beatles Producer George Martin 'Invented The Job' - NPR

Beatles fans around the world are paying tribute to the group's longtime producer, Sir George Martin, who died Tuesday at age 90. Paul McCartney said in a statement, "The world has lost a truly great man who left an indelible mark on my soul and the ...

Beyond the Beatles: 11 George Martin Productions Worth Checking Out - Billboard

George Martin, who passed away March 8 at age 90, is best known for his production work on the majority of the Beatles' catalog -- and that's as it should be. You produce the greatest rock band ever, you're going to go down in history as "Beatles ...

Looking Beyond the Beatles to Appreciate George Martin's Genius - Paste Magazine

To properly appreciate producer George Martin, who died Tuesday at age 90, it's better to start not with his best known clients, the Beatles, but with Gerry & the Pacemakers. Like the Beatles, Gerry Marsden and his mates were signed out of Liverpool's ...

The Fifth Beatle: 9 of George Martin's Greatest Hits with the Fab Four - People Magazine

“If anyone earned the title of the fifth Beatle, it was George,” Sir Paul McCartney wrote Wednesday after the death of legendary producer George Martin. That's no small tribute, but Martin earned it. Aside from signing the Beatles when no one else ...

George Martin: From comedy record producer to the 'Fifth Beatle' - The Independent

Son of a street vendor, the late George Martin became known as a true gent in a nasty business. Now Beatles biographer Philip Norman traces his path from comedy record producer to the 'fifth Fab', and explains how he propelled them to stardom.

Brian Wilson, Nigel Godrich, Tony Visconti Remember George Martin - RollingStone.com

As the music world mourns the death of the Beatles' producer and "fifth member" George Martin, many of the artists who had the privilege of working with the producer have penned tributes to Martin. Ultravox's Midge Ure, who worked with Martin on the ...

Charting George Martin's Contributions to Popular Music Through 10 Songs Not by the Beatles - Newsweek

George Martin conducts the Hollywood Bowl orchestra in 1999. His career involved more than just the Beatles. Reuters. Culture George Martin The Beatles Elton John Paul McCartney. No one would have held it against George Martin if he decided to call it ...

How George Martin's studio tricks and innovations changed pop music - Los Angeles Times

YouTube hosts a vast trove of Beatles outtakes that illustrate the ways in which their longtime producer George Martin, who died Tuesday at age 90, enabled the band to realize even its most outlandish ideas. Martin was considered by many to be the ...

Beatles Producer George Martin Dies - Voice of America (blog)

This is What's Trending Today. English record producer George Martin is credited with helping The Beatles become famous. He is the only producer that would offer them a recording contract after they had been rejected by many others. He helped John ...

Listen to 10 George Martin tunes that go beyond the Beatles - Los Angeles Times

A message in tribute to Beatles producer George Martin is seen on the wall of Abbey Road Studios on Wednesday in London. Martin, who produced the Beatles, passed away Tuesday at 90. (Carl Court / Getty Images). By Gerrick D. KennedyContact Reporter.