On This Day (January 3)…Happy Birthday, Sir George Martin!

The English musician and producer Sir George Martin was born on this day in 1926. Retrieved from here. As a producer, Martin spent the 1950s working to produce comedy records and championing classical and baroque recordings with Parlophone records, a branch of EMI. While searching for a group which could deliver surefire hits in 1962, … Continue reading On This Day (January 3)…Happy Birthday, Sir George Martin!

On This Day (January 2)…Melody Maker Hits the Stands

[W]e hope to let each section [of popular entertainment] know exactly on what the other is concentrating, so that concerted efforts may enhance the success of all. The Editor of Melody Maker Magazine in the first edition, describing in brief the point of the magazine. The British music magazine Melody Maker went on sale for … Continue reading On This Day (January 2)…Melody Maker Hits the Stands