Talking ‘the fifth Beatle’ on Retropopic


TONIGHT on Retropopic, enjoy Part 1 of our series exploring the musical journey of George Martin, the fifth Beatle. Tune in for The Saint’s exclusive interview with Ken Womack, author of Maximum Volume which focuses on the life of George Martin from 1926 to 1966.

What was George’s background? How did George get to work for Parlophone? Why did George find himself lumbered with The Beatles first of all? What was so significant about the song ‘Please Please Me’? Which Beatle did George relate to best in the early days? How did George fall out with Dick Lestor, director of A Hard Days’ Night?

Find out the answers to these questions and more tonight from 9pm.