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[N]”5人目ビートルズ”ジョージ・マーティン死去にポール&リンゴ追悼

イギリスのロックバンド「ザ・ビートルズ」のプロデューサーで”5人目のビートルズ”と呼ばれたジョージ・マーティンが8日亡くなった。享年90歳



ビートルズメンバーのポール・マッカートニーは公式SNSを通じ声明を発表「ジョージ死去のニュースを聞いてとても悲しい」とし、「僕にとって永遠に偉大な男と多くの素晴らしい思い出がある。彼は真の紳士で僕にとって第2の父のようだった」と悼んだ




公式facebookより引用
http://www.facebook.com/PaulMcCartney
I’m so sad to hear the news of the passing of dear George Martin. I have so many wonderful memories of this great man that will be with me forever. He was a true gentleman and like a second father to me. He guided the career of The Beatles with such skill and good humour that he became a true friend to me and my family. If anyone earned the title of the fifth Beatle it was George. From the day that he gave The Beatles our first recording contract, to the last time I saw him, he was the most generous, intelligent and musical person I’ve ever had the pleasure to know.

It’s hard to choose favourite memories of my time with George, there are so many but one that comes to mind was the time I brought the song 'Yesterday’ to a recording session and the guys in the band suggested that I sang it solo and accompany myself on guitar. After I had done this George Martin said to me, "Paul I have an idea of putting a string quartet on the record". I said, “Oh no George, we are a rock and roll band and I don’t think it’s a good idea”. With the gentle bedside manner of a great producer he said to me, "Let us try it and if it doesn’t work we won’t use it and we’ll go with your solo version". I agreed to this and went round to his house the next day to work on the arrangement.

He took my chords that I showed him and spread the notes out across the piano, putting the cello in the low octave and the first violin in a high octave and gave me my first lesson in how strings were voiced for a quartet. When we recorded the string quartet at Abbey Road, it was so thrilling to know his idea was so correct that I went round telling people about it for weeks. His idea obviously worked because the song subsequently became one of the most recorded songs ever with versions by Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye and thousands more.

This is just one of the many memories I have of George who went on to help me with arrangements on 'Eleanor Rigby', 'Live and Let Die' and many other songs of mine.

I am proud to have known such a fine gentleman with such a keen sense of humour, who had the ability to poke fun at himself. Even when he was Knighted by the Queen there was never the slightest trace of snobbery about him.

My family and I, to whom he was a dear friend, will miss him greatly and send our love to his wife Judy and their kids Giles and Lucy, and the grandkids.

The world has lost a truly great man who left an indelible mark on my soul and the history of British music.

God bless you George and all who sail in you!

Paul


リンゴ・スターも公式Twitterを通じコメントを残し、「God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love Ringo and Barbara George will be missed xxx」「Thank you for all your love and kindness George peace and love」と残した






また亡くなった故ジョージ・ハリスンの公式Twitterでもジョージ・ハリスンの妻オリビアと息子ダーニ・ハリスンのコメントで哀悼



ビートルズ公式Twitterでは多くの貴重写真とともに哀悼





ビートルズの関係者たちだけではなく、クインシー・ジョーンズ、シェリル・クロウ、レニー・クラビッツ、ボン・ジョヴィなどなど多くのアーティストが偉大なジョージ・マーティンの死去に哀悼の意を表した

ジョージ・マーティンは1962年のビートルズデビューシングル「ラヴ・ミー・ドゥ」から「アビイ・ロード」までのプロデュースを担当し名盤の数々を生み出した。
唯一アルバム「レット・イット・ビー」だけはフィル・スペクターのプロデュースだが、ジョージ・マーティンも「ゲット・バック」レコーディングセッションには参加し共同プロデュースを手がけている



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