McCartney Restores Iconic Motown Piano

A piece of Motown history – saved by one of Motown’s most famous fans – will be back in action tonight.

FOX News Radio’s Chris Hoenig reports:

Audio clip:

(Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell) “Ain’t nothing like the real thing, baby…”

It’s an 1877 Steinway grand piano used in Motown’s famous Hitsville USA studio in Detroit, but by the time former Beatle Paul McCartney first toured the studio last summer, it was falling apart.  Not anymore…

(Stevie Wonder) “We can work it out…”

McCartney had the piano shipped here to New York, where he paid to have it completely restored.  The finished product will be unveiled tonight, with McCartney and Motown founder Berry Gordy tickling the ivories at an event to raise money for the Motown Museum, further proof that…

(The Beatles) “I get by with a little help from my friends…”

In New York, Chris Hoenig, FOX News Radio.




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