Record producer Sir George Martin, known as the “fifth Beatle”, has died, aged 90.

Breaking the news on Twitter as Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, 75, said: “God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love Ringo and Barbara George will be missed.”

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God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love Ringo and Barbara George will be missed xxx

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One of the greatest records ever made…..? A Day In The Life – The Beatles, Produced by George Martin. He worked with artists including Gerry and the Pacemakers and Shirley Bassey.

In a career spanning five decades, Sir George signed the Beatles and produced more than 700 records.

[quote text_size=”small” author=”Liam Gallagher” link=”https://twitter.com/liamgallagher?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor”]

Sir George Martin RIP LG x

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He worked with artists including Gerry and the Pacemakers and Shirley Bassey.