I visited the original Motown studios in Detroit once, now a museum, but preserved more or less as it was in the 60s before the company moved to LA. As soon as you walked in, it was obvious this had been just about the coolest place on the planet for about a decade.
Why? The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson 5, Rick James, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder. ‘Nuff said.