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'Fifth Beatle' Sir George Martin dies at 90

Sir George Martin, the record producer known as the "Fifth Beatle", has died aged 90, Ringo Starr has said on Twitter.

Sir George helped the Beatles achieve global success as the head of the Parlophone record label after hearing their demo tape in 1962.

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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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