Thursday, March 10, 2016

George Martin, the 'Fifth Beatle' – 31 Stunning Vintage Pictures of the Musical Genius With The Beatles' Members During Their Collaboration

Sir George Martin, the music producer who signed the Beatles to a recording contract in 1962 and was their intimate collaborator as they together transformed popular music. Martin was often referred to as the "Fifth Beatle." He scoffed, but the band wouldn't have been the Beatles we know without him. He was died at the age of 90 on Tuesday, 8 March 2016.

R.I.P George Martin!

The Beatles hold their silver disc with record producer George Martin in 1963

Paul and George Martin on the train to Washington D.C, February 11, 1964

The Beatles' members and George Martin in a coffee break, 1963

The Beatles with George Martin and Dick James in the control room, 1963

The Beatles with George Martin for their photo session at E.M.I. House, Manchester Square, 5 March 1963


The Beatles with George Martin for their photo session at E.M.I. House, Manchester Square, 5 March 1963

The Beatles with George Martin recording 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamond' at Abbey Road Studio, 28th February 1967

The Beatles with producer George Martin, recording 'Hey Jude' at Abbey Road studios in 1968

'A Hard Day's Night' recording session, 1964

'From Me To You' recording session, 1963

George Harrison and George Martin at EMI studios, 1967

George Martin and John Lennon, 1966

George Martin and Paul during a recording session for the album 'Beatles For Sale', 1964

George Martin and The Beatles in the studio recording Sgt. Pepper's, 1967

George Martin and The Beatles in the studio, 1966

George Martin with George Harrison in a vocal booth in 1965

George Martin with George Harrison in 'Something' session, 1969

George Martin with The Beatles during a 'She Loves You' recording session, 1963

John and George Martin share a cigarette on the train to Washington, 11 February 1964

Judy Lockhart-Smith (George Martin’s girlfriend), Ringo, George, Paul, Brian Epstein, John, and George Martin
at the Au Mouton de Panurge in Paris, January 1964

Martin and The Beatles recording All You Need Is Love, 1967

Paul and George at the studio with their producer George Martin during Rubber Soul sessions, autumn 1965

Paul in the studio with George Martin during the Rubber Soul sessions, 1965

Paul working out a melody for the horn section to the title track with George Martin translating for the session men,
Sgt Pepper, 1967

Paul, George Martin, and George Harrison, sessions for Rubber Soul album, 1965

Paul, producer George Martin, John and George during the Sgt. Pepper sessions in 1967

Ringo Starr, George Martin, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Yoko Ono, John Lennon at a studio to record 'Let It Be', 1970

Sgt. Pepper's Beatles with George Martin in studio, 1967

The Beatles and George Martin at a studio recording 'All You Need Is Love', 1967

The Beatles and George Martin at EMI Studio Two recording the final overdubs of guitar, bass, tambourine and backing vocals for 'With A Little Help From My Friends', 30 March 1967

The Beatles and George Martin at EMI Studio Two recording the final overdubs of guitar, bass, tambourine and backing vocals for 'With A Little Help From My Friends', 30 March 1967

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