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Re: Greezy McGill's True Identity

I lived on the Monterey Peninsula for 40 years, most of the time in Pacific Grove. I moved there in 1957. . My parents owned restaurants in Monterey and Carmel. My brother still lives in PG in a house we owned jointly. He brews root beer in Pacific Grove SPARKY's.

I graduated from Pacific Grove High School in 1964. Went to MPC. Both my daughters were born in Carmel.

There was on box player who lived in Carmel Valley, he had a string band. They often played Cajun tunes. I'll get back to you with his name and the name of the band.
As I recall he played a REGAL in C.

I started playing the accordion while I lived there somewhere around 1990.

Many of my friends either attended or taught at the DLI.

Re: Greezy McGill's True Identity

LA bar has been on Main Street in Lake Arthur for a long time. Right next to city hall and the lake.

Re: Greezy McGill's True Identity

Well, really about 1 block north of city hall. There’s another bar directly across the street called Charlie’s, which is right next to the old capital one bank

Re: Greezy McGill's True Identity

It was first opened in 1910, and there’s a lot of period stuff on the inside, it’s as much museum as it is bar.

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