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Beatles Releasing New Live At The Hollywood Bowl Album

The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl contains recordings taken from the gigs, which took place in 1964 and 1965, which have been remixed and remastered at Abbey Road Studios in London by...

Paul Mccartney And Elton John Attend George Martin's Memorial Service

The legendary music producer, who was often dubbed the Fifth Beatle due to his work with the Fab Four, passed away on 8 March (16) aged 90, and he was laid to rest...

Rare Beatles Record Sells For $109,000 At Auction

The 10-inch acetate of Till There Was You and Hello Little Girl was cut at an HMV record store on Oxford Street, London, before the band broke big in 1962. It was...

George Martin Laid To Rest

The musician, who was often dubbed the Fifth Beatle due to his work with the Fab Four, passed away on 8 March (16) aged 90, and a whole host of tributes poured in...

Alan Parsons Offers Up Tribute To Sir George Martin

Almost a week after the Beatles mastermind's passing, Parsons, who became another Abbey Road Studios fixture, has paid tribute to the man he calls "the producer's producer". The Alan Parsons Project star...

George R.r. Martin Reassures Fans He's Not Dead

When news broke of The Beatles producer's death aged 90 broke on Wednesday (09Mar16), fans of TV series and novels believed the reports referred to the novelist rather than the music icon. The news...

George R.r Martin Pays Tribute To George Martin And Confirms He's Not Dead

Yesterday, thousands of people paid tribute to the "fifth Beatle" - music producer Sir George Martin who passed away at the age of 90 on March 8 (Tuesday). But while many were remembering the days...

George Martin's Longtime Sidekick Pays Tribute To Late Studio Legend

Emerich took over the Fab Four's engineering duties in 1966 at Martin's request, and worked with the studio legend on the albums Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, and Abbey Road....

Paul Mccartney Pays Tribute 'Second Father' George Martin

The 73-year-old musician worked closely with Martin during his time in The Beatles, with the musical director even earning the nickname the 'Fifth Beatle' due to his work with the band.Following the tragic news that...

Another Legend Departs: Fifth Beatle Sir George Martin Dies Aged 90

This year is rapidly turning into the year that we say goodbye to some of music's biggest legends, with the latest to go being 'Fifth Beatle' and record producer Sir George Martin who passed away...

Music Producer George Martin Dies Aged 90

The legendary producer was often referred to as the Fifth Beatle due to his work with the iconic band. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr first revealed the tragic news on his Twitter.com page, writing: "God bless...

Beatles Stand-in Drummer Dies

Session musician Andy White was asked by George Martin to run through Love Me Do and its eventual B-side P.S. I Love You because the famed producer was unhappy with Starr's rhythm tracks....

George R.r. Martin Attends 'Game Of Thrones' Screening, Fans Drink 'Got Beer'

George R. R. Martin was the surprise attendee of a Games of Thrones fan-experience at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday night (March 20, 2014), where 7,000 fans turned out to watch the fourth...

Julian Lennon Spent 10 Years On Album

Julian Lennon spent 10 years crafting his latest album.The singer and songwriter - son of late Beatles musician John Lennon - spent a long time in the studio perfecting the tracks on 'Everything Changes' to...

Paul Mccartney Hires Stars For New Album

Sir Paul McCartney has hired The Beatles' producer Sir George Martin's son to work on his new album. The 71-year-old star has appointed Giles Martin - whose father produced nearly all of Paul's former group's...

Jack Vance Dies: Game Of Thrones Writer George Martin Leads Tributes To Sci-fi Great

Tributes from the great and good of the science fiction writing world have been pouring in the light of the death of Jack Vance, best known for his Dying Earth stories. Vance died in his...

Sir George Martin Honoured At Music Producers Guild Awards

Famed Beatles producer Sir George Martin was honoured with the top prize at the Music Producers Guild Awards on Thursday (07Feb13) for his contributions to music.The recording studio pioneer, credited with shaping the Fab Four's...

Sir George Martin To Be Honoured At Music Producers Guild Awards

Famed Beatles producer Sir George Martin is to be recognised for his contributions to U.K. music at the forthcoming Music Producers Guild Awards.The recording studio pioneer, credited with shaping the Fab Four's sound, will take...

Gary Barlow Honoured For Charity Work And Music

Gary Barlow feels ''special'' after being honoured for his services to charity and British music.'The X Factor' judge became the 21st recipient of the prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award at a star-studded bash at London's...

Joe Meek Beats Sir George Martin & Jones To The Top Of Producers Poll

Sixties music mogul Joe Meek has topped a new list of great record producers, beating the likes of Sir George Martin and Quincy Jones.British music magazine Nme compiled the list of studio greats and Meek,...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Pay Tribute To George

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr joined to paid tribute to George Harrison yesterday (02.10.11).The two surviving members of The Beatles joined with their bandmate's widow, Olivia Harrison, his son Dhani, producer Sir George Martin,...

Sir George Martin's Noise Struggles At Concert

Beatles producer Sir George Martin struggled to sit through a recent concert, complaining the "enormously loud" sound was dangerous.The studio mastermind, who suffers ear problems and wears two hearing aids, was the guest of honour...

The Beatles Entourage Set To Reunite For Cirque Du Soleil Anniversary

A few members and associates of the Beatles are set to get together in Las Vegas on 8 June to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Cirque Du Soleil's 'Love', the music-driven circus show from THE...

Martin Pays Tribute To Film Composer Barry

BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN has added his tribute to late composer JOHN BARRY, who died from a heart attack on Sunday (30Jan11).Martin tells Britain's Channel 4 News, Barry was "probably our most famous film...

Sir Tom Jones Gets Lifetime Award

Sir Tom Jones received the Music Industry Trusts Award for his outstanding contribution to the music industry last night (01.11.10).The legendary artist - who made his chart debut in 1964 with 'It's Not Unusual' -...

Lily Allen And Jay Sean Given Bmi Awards

Lily Allen, Jay Sean and Sting all received songwriting awards last night (05.10.10).The pop stars were all given awards for the amount of radio and TV play they have had in the US at the...

Mark Ronson To Quit The Stage?

Mark Ronson may quit performing onstage in the next five years.'The Bike Song' hitmaker said he thinks he's getting too old to keep performing for too much longer and has hinted he will concentrate on...

Ringo Starr No Gamer

Ringo Starr can't play 'The Beatles: Rock Band' computer game.The musician - who was the drummer in the Fab Four - has tried to beat the virtual skins but struggles to replicate his parts virtually....

Paul Mccartney's Musical Son

Sir Paul McCartney has inspired his son to make music.The Beatles legend is a massive influence on James, 32, who has formed The Light with pals Bryan Johnson on drums and bassist Charlie Turner, who...

Beatles Producer Martin Recovering After Op

Famed BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN is recovering after undergoing surgery in London.The recording studio pioneer, credited with shaping the Fab Four's sound, had a "routine" operation earlier this week (begs19Oct09) and has since returned...

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