Sir George Martin

[1926 - 2016] Sir George Martin was a CBE-awarded, renowned producer, arranger, composer, conductor and musician.

Known as "the fifth Beatle" (one of the many to hold that title), he produced almost all of the Beatles' output.

As well as the Beatles, he worked with Wings, America, Cilla Black, Jeff Beck, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Celine Dion and many others.

He also contributed directly and indirectly to the main themes of three films in the James Bond series: "Goldfinger", "Live and Let Die" and "From Russia with Love", sung by Matt Monro whom Martin signed to EMI months prior to the recording.

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