Posted by purplemary54 on March 8, 2016
He produced their music. He gave them advice and knowledge. He introduced them to arrangement. He helped give them strings and horns and sound effects. He didn’t even like Pop/Rock when he got the job to produce the Beatles, but like everyone else who came into contact with the Liverpudlians, he knew there was something special about them.
I suppose if anyone was actually the fifth Beatle, it was George Martin. He was so integral to their music, it would be impossible to separate them. The Beatles weren’t the only act Martin produced, but he will be forever tied to them.
George Martin has died at the age of 90.