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Abbey Road Studios: 'Sir George's legacy will live forever'

Abbey Road Studios has expressed its “deepest condolences” to "fifth Beatle" George Martin's family following his death at the age of 90.

It has promised to continue the Beatles producer's "visionary legacy" at the famous music studios.

Abbey Road Studios in London Credit: Reuters

Sir George transformed music recording with his creative flair, innovation and passion and we want to express our deep sadness at losing such an immensely talented, charming and warm man.

We are committed to ensuring Sir George's visionary legacy lives forever at Abbey Road Studios, and we are hugely honoured to be part of his story.

– Abbey Road Studios statement

Abbey Road Studios, a converted Georgian townhouse in St John's Wood, north London, rose to fame in the 1960s as the Beatles recorded almost all of their albums and singles there - even naming their 1969 album Abbey Road.

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Giles Martin: 'Dad, I'll miss you more than words can say'

George and Giles Martin Credit: PA

Producer and music director Giles Martin, has posted a touching online tribute to his pop impresario father George Martin, writing on Twitter that he will miss him "more than words can say."

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

Midge Ure: 'We all learned from George Martin'

Producer and singer Midge Ure has spoken about the death of Sir George Martin, describing him as "one of the most wonderful people I have ever met."

In a phone call to GMB, Ure says "we all learned from George."

He credited Martin not only with giving the world the Fab Four, but with pioneering stereo music.

"Up until George got involved with the music industry, everything was in mono," he explains. "George insisted that we bring in a three-track tape recorder."

'George Martin was the Edmund Hillary of music'

Spandau Ballet star Gary Kemp has described George Martin as "the Edmund Hillary of music" in a touching tribute to the Fab Four producer who died yesterday aged 90.

Tributes to 'greatest British music producer of all time'

Celebrities ranging from Liam Gallagher to Roger Moore have paid tribute to 'fifth Beatle' George Martin, who has died aged 90.

George Martin and Liam Gallagher in 1996 Credit: PA

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