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Tributes to 'fifth Beatle' Sir George Martin

March 9th, 2016

Episode 871 of 1333 episodes

Record producer Sir George Martin, known as the "fifth Beatle", has died, aged 90. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr broke the news on Twitter and led tributes, saying Sir George "will be missed". Sir George signed The Beatles and produced more than 700 records. In a three-part podcast, the BBC's Arts editor Will Gompertz, writer and documentary maker Ray Connolly and BBC Radio 1 presenter Annie Nightingale discuss the impact and character of the great music producer.

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