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George Martin (I)


Known best as the record producer for The Beatles, George Martin had a long and varied musical career, and continues to enjoy a rare reputation as one of popular music's true "nice guys." Martin was born into a working-class family in Drayton Park, England, on 3 January 1926. His classical music training didn't actually begin until his 20s; the ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I Aloha (performer: "Pepperland") / (writer: "Pepperland")
 2008 Frost/Nixon (writer: "By George It's David Frost" - as George Henry Martin)
 2007 Across the Universe (performer: "A Day In The Life")
 2003 The Alchemists of Sound (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Time Beat" - as Ray Cathode) / (writer: "Waltz in Orbit")
 1997 The Rhythm of Life (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Melody (1997) ... ("God Only Knows", uncredited) / (performer: "All By Myself" - uncredited)
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "Love in the Open Air", "By George! It's The David Frost Theme")
 1991 Ai monogatari (Video) (producer: "I Want to Hold Your Hand")
 1981 Honky Tonk Freeway (writer: "Ticlaw Anthem", "Love Keeps Bringing Me Down")
 1980 Roadie (producer: "Everything Works If You Let It")
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (producer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Fixing A Hole", "Getting Better", "Here Comes The Sun", "I Want You (She's So Heavy)", "Good Morning, Good Morning", "Nowhere Man", "Polythene Pam", "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window", "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Reprise), "Mean Mr. Mustard", "She's Leaving Home", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds", "Oh! Darling", "Maxwell's Silver Hammer", "Because", "Strawberry Fields Forever", "Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite", "You Never Give Me Your Money", "When I'm 64", "Come Together", "Golden Slumbers", "Carry That Weight", "The Long And Winding Road", "A Day In The Life", "Get Back", "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Finale))
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie) (arranger: "Yellow Submarine in Pepperland" (instrumental))
 1975 Goodbye Bruce Lee: His Last Game of Death ("Trespassers Will Be Eaten")
 1970 Mister Jerico (TV Movie) (music: "Mister Jerico")
 1968 The Southern Star (arranger: "THE SOUTHERN STAR")
 1967 The Bobo ("The Bulls of Salamanca", "The Girl from Barcelona")
 1966 The Family Way (performer: "Love In The Open Air" (main theme))
 1966 Alfie (producer: "Alfie")
 1962 Crooks Anonymous (music: "I Must Resist Temptation" - uncredited)
 1961 V.D. (performer: "Lovers Blues") / (writer: "Lovers Blues")
 1961 I Like Money (music: "I Like Money")
 1956 Smiley (producer: "Smiley")
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Other Works:

(Late 1950s) Comedy record: Produced "Mock Mozart and Phoney Folk Lore" by Peter Ustinov. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ray Cathode | Graham Fisher | George Henry Martin | Sir George Martin

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

The very first records we made were just on two-track and then we had the great advance of four-track. We were able to actually overdub and start putting secondary voices on and guitar solos at a later stage and that kind of thing. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1996 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Music. See more »

Trademark:

His production style - he is responsible for some of the Beatles' most famous sounds See more »

Nickname:

The Fifth Beatle

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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