Washington teens call police after strange man refuses to leave couch or stop drinking whiskey

Washington teens call police after strange man refuses to leave couch or stop drinking whiskey

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash., July 21 (UPI) --Washington man George Martin was arrested for investigation of criminal trespassing after he refused to leave a stranger's couch or stop drinking whiskey.
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George Martin
Yoko Ono (L), widow of former Beatles member John Lennon, and Beatles music producer Sir George Martin attend the Grammy Foundation's Starry Night gala honoring Martin in Los Angeles on July 12, 2008, (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Sir George Henry Martin CBE (born 3 January 1926) is an English record producer, arranger, composer and musician. He is sometimes referred to as "the Fifth Beatle"—a title that he owes to his work as producer of all but one of The Beatles' original albums. He is considered one of the greatest record producers of all time, with 23 number one hits.

At six-years-old, Martin's family bought a piano that sparked their son's musical interest. Two years later he persuaded his parents to pay for piano lessons. He listened to a wide range of musical styles, encompassing Cole Porter, and Johnny Dankworth, attending the Guildhall School of Music and Drama from 1947 to 1950, studying piano and oboe. While still at the Academy, Martin married Sheena Chisholm, with whom he had two children, Alexis and Gregory. He later married Judy Lockhart-Smith on 24 June 1966, and they also had two children, Lucy and Giles Martin. Following his graduation, he worked for the BBC's classical music department, then joined EMI in 1950. Martin produced numerous comedy and novelty records. In the early 1950s, he worked with Peter Sellers, and Spike Milligan.

In 1965, he established the Associated Independent Recording (AIR) Studios. Although officially retired, he is still the chairman of the AIR board. In recognition of his services to the music industry and popular culture, he was made a Knight Bachelor in 1996. He is the father of producer Giles Martin and actor Gregory Paul Martin.

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