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Greg

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George Martin
« on: March 01, 2019, 09:32:41 PM »

...is often called a genius.


I have never thought that.  I think he...


was a perfect fit.
was very, very creative.
was accepting of four young yahoos from Liverpool.
was willing to go along with their alternative ways of doing things.
was very insightful on a few things in their very early days.
had some truly great ideas to add to some of their songs.
let his team give their input to the recording process.


Im not saying he wasnt a genius; maybe he was.  I just dont think he was.




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Mervap

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Re: George Martin
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2019, 03:16:27 AM »

Genius is a word that is often thrown around with little regard for a true meaning.

The definition is this: A person who displays exceptional intellectual ability, creative productivity, universality in genres or originality, typically to a degree that is associated with the achievement of new advances in a domain of knowledge.

Having said that, scientists are still divided about what that means, really. Whether or not George Martin was a genius, he was definitely all the things you said. The word that pops most readily to my mind is 'Empathetic'.

Very thought-provoking, sir!
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