It’s a sad, sad day! Often called the 5th beatle and known for his influence on the group, Beatles producer George Martin has passed away at the age of 90. it was reported by the cult band’s drummer Ringo Starr over Twitter.
Thank you for all your love and kindness George peace and love xx?✌️??pic.twitter.com/um2hRFB7qF
— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) March 9, 2016
Martin’s 5 decade career included work on a staggering 700 records most of which achieved phenomenal success, and brought fame to many other musicians including Shirley Bassey, Gerry and the Pacemakers, and others. It was later that he moved on to the likes of Elton John, Kenny Rogers, Jeff Beck, even Celine Dion.