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George Martin 'saw the real talent' in the Beatles

ITV News Correspondent Nina Nannar reports

George Martin "saw the real talent in John Lennon and Paul McCartney", Beatles biographer Philip Norman said as he paid tribute to the star.

Martin, who signed the Beatles, died yesterday aged 90. He is survived by his wife Judy and four children.

Mr Norman told ITV News: "He devoted himself to making it sound as good as it could. He became a celebrity producer although he didn't want to be a celebrity."

Fans honour 'fifth Beatle' George Martin at Abbey Road

Fans have written tributes to George Martin on walls on Abbey Road today, following news of the Beatles producer's death at the age of 90.

A fan writes on a wall on Abbey Road in a tribute to 'fifth Beatle' George Martin Credit: SWNS
Fans wrote tributes to Sir George Martin on Abbey Road this morning Credit: SWNS
Abbey Road on Wednesday morning after it was announced that Sir George Martin has died aged 90 Credit: SWNS

Parlophone pays tribute to 'innovator' George Martin

Parlophone has honoured George Martin, its ex-chairman who signed the Beatles to the record label in 1962.

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