Music world mourns death of iconic producer George Martin

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 1996 file photo, Sir George Martin poses for the media with his knighthood at Buckingham Palace, London. George Martin, the Beatles' urbane producer who quietly guided the band's swift, historic transformation from rowdy club act to musical and cultural revolutionaries, has died, his management said Wednesday March 9, 2016. He was 90. (Neil Munns/PA via AP)

(AP) – Musicians, politicians and others are paying tribute to music producer George Martin, who has died aged 90. Martin was a producer for The Beatles.

Musician Paul McCartney said, “George Martin was ‘like a second father to me.”

John Lennon’s son Sean gave his condolences on Instagram.

R.I.P. George Martin. I'm so gutted I don't have many words. Thinking of Judy and Giles and family. Love Always, Sean

A post shared by Sean Ono Lennon (@sean_ono_lennon) on

One of the creators of the song “Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson, tweeted thanks.

British Prime Minister David Cameron spoke of the producer.

Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet also gave condolences.

WDTN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s