Paul McCartney helps Motown Steinway to reborn
Posted April 4th, 2013 by 1001pianos
Motown sound revival by Paul McCartney
Motown Steinway piano has been restored
The 1877 9-foot Steinway and Sons grand piano from famous recording studio Motown is now back under the spotlights, thanks to Paul McCartney. The Motown Museum is now exhibiting this music instruments jewel. (Go to the Motown Museum’s facebook for details). Motown is the contraction of Motor and Town meaning “Motor City” (the nickname of Detroit that is the most famous place in the United States for automobile construction with several constructors like General Motors, Ford and Chrysler).
Paul McCartney wanted to give a new born to this instrument after having played in Detroit. He and Berry Gordy even gave a charity concert on the piano after the restoration work has been achieved in August. You can see this piano in the Motown Museum, it is exhibited in a famous studio where personalities like the Jackson 5 and others performed.