George Martin (I) (1926–2016)


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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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Live and Let Die Composer
(1973)
A Hard Day's Night Music Department
(1964)
Across the Universe Soundtrack
(2007)

Filmography

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 2006 Live and Let Die: Conceptual Art (Video documentary short) (music)
 1999 Live and Let Die: On Set with Roger Moore (Video short) (music)
 1997 Tropic Island Hum (Short) (incidental score) / (orchestrator)
 1989 The Prince's Trust Rock Gala (TV Special) (musical director)
 1984 Give My Regards to Broad Street (music arranger) / (musical director) / (orchestrator)
 1984 Rupert and the Frog Song (Short) (music arranger)
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (conductor) / (music arranger) / (musical director) / (original soundtrack album produced by)
 1972 Pulp (conductor)
 1970 Tales of Unease (TV Series) (composer - 6 episodes)
- The Old Banger (1970) ... (composer: theme music "Eary Feary" - uncredited)
- Bad Bad Jo Jo (1970) ... (composer: theme music "Eary Feary" - uncredited)
- Superstitious Ignorance (1970) ... (composer: theme music "Eary Feary" - uncredited)
- The Black Goddess (1970) ... (composer: theme music "Eary Feary" - uncredited)
- Calculated Nightmare (1970) ... (composer: theme music "Eary Feary" - uncredited)
 1969 The Beatles: Something (Video short) (record producer)
 1969 The Beatles: Get Back (Video short) (record producer)
 1969 The Beatles: Don't Let Me Down (Video short) (record producer)
 1968 The Beatles: Hey Jude (Video short) (record producer)
 1968 Frost on Sunday (TV Series) (composer: theme "By George! It's the David Frost Theme")
 1968 Yellow Submarine (musical director)
 1967 The Beatles: A Day in the Life (Video short) (record producer)
 1967 The Beatles: Strawberry Fields Forever (Video short) (record producer)
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie) (music producer - uncredited)
 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye (Video short) (record producer)
 1967 The Beatles: Penny Lane (Video short) (record producer)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain (Video short) (record producer)
 1966 The Family Way (music adaptor - uncredited) / (music arranger) / (music supervisor)
 1966 Cilla at the Savoy (TV Special) (orchestra)
 1966 The Beatles: Paperback Writer (Video short) (record producer)
 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work it Out (Video short) (record producer)
 1965 Help! (music producer - uncredited)
 1964 Ferry Cross the Mersey (musical director)
 1964 A Hard Day's Night (composer: incidental music - uncredited) / (music arranger - uncredited) / (music producer - uncredited) / (musical director) / (performer: "This Boy: Ringo's Theme" - uncredited)
 1963 Calculated Risk (music director)
 1963 Take Me Over (arranger and conductor)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: Produced "My Boomerang Won't Come Back", a hit for Charlie Drake. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Phil Spector's controversial overdubs to the "Let It Be" record] It was so uncharacteristic of The Beatles. It went against everything The Beatles wanted to do with the record. He tried to use the same techniques that he used on other people's records, and it didn't work. I could understand why Paul (Paul McCartney) got so mad over it. See more »

Trivia:

When Martin met John Lennon in Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he took Lennon to task for some critical comments he'd made about Martin, published in "Rolling Stone". Lennon gave Martin a rare apology, and praised him for his dedication and hard work. (For Lennon's part, his "Rolling Stone" comments did include "George made us what we were in the studio," and "He helped us develop a language to ... See more »

Trademark:

His sophisticated and innovative production methods See more »

Nickname:

The Fifth Beatle

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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