What can I say about “Chuckie?”  This rock ‘n roll icon lived up the street and adopted the Coffee Shop as his regular hangout immediately.  He soon became more family than customer.  He told such convincing stories, that I’m still not sure whether he has a twin brother in a mental institution.  Very low key and unassuming, whether dining with his good friends  Tom Waits or Johnny Depp or just by himself. Chuck E. Weiss  still performs with his band The G-d Damn Liars at local clubs like  The Piano Bar in Hollywood.  If you meet him, he’ll talk about anything and everything.  Just don’t ask him about that Rickie Lee Jones song!

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