Sound City: A Dump, A Palace

What do Bill Cosby, cult leader Charles Manson, and daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel all have in common? It sounds like the preamble to a particularly clever joke (or maybe just a particularly bad joke).  The answer, however, is that they all recorded songs in a not-much-to-look-at, often-trashed studio called Sound City.  Classic albums by artists…