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George Martin

Jan 14, 1980

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  1. 1 Interview Part 1 09:44
  2. 2 Interview Part 2 08:23
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George Martin (part 1)
00:00 - Introduction / banter
01:05 - Getting his due recognition
01:30 - The most significant part of his career
02:30 - Working on comedy albums (Sellers, Cleese, etc.)
03:06 - The cycle of recording techniques, 1950 - 1980
05:00 - The Montserrat studio / working with Jimmy Buffett
05:53 - The increased talent in the general musician pool post-Beatles
07:18 - Discovering what a record producer does
08:04 - Starting his career as an oboist, affinity for classical music
08:32 - How The Beatles came to trust George Martin

George Martin (part 2)
00:17 - Phil Spector / George Martin working on Let It Be
02:40 - George's hopes of The Beatles not re-uniting
04:50 - The inspiration for writing All You Need Is Ears
05:50 - Hearing loss

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George Martin (part 1)
00:00 - Introduction / banter
01:05 - Getting his due recognition
01:30 - The most significant part of his career
02:30 - Working on comedy albums (Sellers, Cleese, etc.)
03:06 - The cycle of recording techniques, 1950 - 1980
05:00 - The Montserrat studio / working with Jimmy Buffett
05:53 - The increased talent in the general musician pool post-Beatles
07:18 - Discovering what a record producer does
08:04 - Starting his career as an oboist, affinity for classical music
08:32 - How The Beatles came to trust George Martin

George Martin (part 2)
00:17 - Phil Spector / George Martin working on Let It Be
02:40 - George's hopes of The Beatles not re-uniting
04:50 - The inspiration for writing All You Need Is Ears
05:50 - Hearing loss