GEORGE MARTIN

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George Martin was born January 3, 1926, in London. He took to music at an early age, becoming interested in the piano before the age of eight. He was later interested in architecture, design, and aeronautics, and ended up becoming a pilot in the Fleet Air Arm (the aviation branch of the Royal Navy) towards the end of World War II.

He returned to music, attending the Guildhall School of Music, studying composition, conducting, orchestration, and theory, and taking up the oboe as a second principal instrument. He got into the music industry as assistant to Oscar Preuss, the head of the Parlophone label, at a period when the label was in transition from second-rate classical recordings to "pop" music. At the same time, the world of music recording was transitioning from 78s to LPs and 45s, with magnetic tape making changes in the recording process. When Preuss retired in
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GEORGE MARTIN By Popular Demand: A Hard Day's Night album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
By Popular Demand: A Hard Day's Night
Exotica 1964
GEORGE MARTIN Off the Beatle Track album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Off the Beatle Track
Exotica 1964
GEORGE MARTIN Help! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Help!
Exotica 1965
GEORGE MARTIN George Martin Scores album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Martin Scores
Exotica 1965
GEORGE MARTIN And I Love Her album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
And I Love Her
Exotica 1966
GEORGE MARTIN Salutes The Beatles Girls album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Salutes The Beatles Girls
Exotica 1966
GEORGE MARTIN London by George album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
London by George
Exotica 1967
GEORGE MARTIN Live and Let Die album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live and Let Die
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1973
GEORGE MARTIN Beatles To Bond And Bach (aka Plays The Beatles) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Beatles To Bond And Bach (aka Plays The Beatles)
Exotica 1974
GEORGE MARTIN In My Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In My Life
Exotica 1998
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Blackjack
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2008

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