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Every Little Thing- Beatles Discussion => The Beatles- All In The Family => Topic started by: Greg on October 14, 2017, 03:44:08 PM

Title: G Martin Book
Post by: Greg on October 14, 2017, 03:44:08 PM
Maximum Volume Vol 1.
Great book.  A really interesting look into the life of George Martin.


I had no idea he was so poor as a kid; they were really poor.  Not destitute but poor poor.


His mom died a week after he got married the first time. She wasnt invited to the wedding but found out about it and went to it.  That was the last time he saw her.
Title: Re: G Martin Book
Post by: Mervap on October 14, 2017, 05:03:37 PM
I'll be getting this one soon....I read his previous "All You Need Is Ears" and it was a good read.
Title: Re: G Martin Book
Post by: Greg on October 23, 2017, 05:34:45 PM
Again...this book is great.  The things G Martin did before The Beatles we crucial to understanding his role during The Beatles. 


Basically, GM got bored really easily, and he was a rebel.  He was somewhat of a deviant from the norm.  The, kind of, dichotomy is that he cultivated this upstanding/posh image early on in life.  Which.......in a further twist......is not really who he was by nature of his birth/social/economic situation in the 20s.