Longtime Beatles' producer George Martin's scores for several of the group's films will be among the tracks on George Martin: The Film Scores and Original Orchestra Compositions, a posthumous compilation due out November 10.
Legendary producer Sir George Martin would’ve turned 91 today (January 3), and while he is best known for his work with The Beatles, Martin worked with countless other artists in his incredible career. Here’s a five non-Beatles track sampling of from his astounding career.
In November, PBS will premiere a brand new series call Soundbreaking, which features over 150 artists and chronicles some of the biggest success stories of music recording from Motown to Phil Spector’s “Wall Of Sound” to the late, great Sir George Martin, who along with his son Giles helped create this series.
While he's primarily known for his work with the Beatles, the late George Martin had a long and varied career that included producing four albums for America -- 1974's Holiday, 1975's Hearts, the following year`s Hideaway and Harbor in 1977.
After Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr broke the news about producer George Martin's death via Twitter earlier this morning, Paul McCartney quickly weighed in with a long and characteristically eloquent tribute on his official web site.
I’m so sad to hear the news of the passing of dear George Martin. I have so many wonderful memories of this great man that will be with me forever. He was a true gentleman and like a second father to me. He guided the career of The Beatles with such skill and good humour…