Oral history of recorded sound
Martin, George, record producer. (1 of 2). Oral History of Recorded Sound
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Martin, George, 1926- (male)
Starting in the record business in 1950. Trained as a musician. Working at Abbey Road Studios, with Oscar Preuss for five years. Taking over the Parlophone label. Recording Peter Sellers, The Temperance Seven, Flanders and Swann and other ' novelties'. Recording Beyond the Fringe in Cambridge. The Beatles. Changing policies at the studios. Starting Air Studios. Opening studio in Monserrat. Digital recordings; using synthesisers. Pop music, musicians, CDs and the future of the recording industry.