George Martin quickly realised The Beatles' potential after first hearing them in 1962. "I liked them as people apart from anything else and I was convinced that we had the makings of a hit group. As composers, they didn't rate. They hadn't shown me that they could write anything at all," he had said in an interview
British music producer George Martin, who turned the Beatles into global stars, has died at the age of 90. The band's drummer Ringo Starr tweeted: "God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love Ringo and Barbara George will be missed. Thank you for all your love and kindness George peace and love"
In the book series, Jon Snow dies in the fifth instalment but since author George R R Martin is still writing the books, fans of the show have fingers crossed for a revival
Author George RR Martin said that the series' co-creators are 'even bloodier than' him