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    29th May 2019 - 06:11:50 PM    
232 : asa baird
Does anyone remember an artist who hung out in the early 60's named Frank Taxer?

    28th May 2019 - 10:32:59 AM    
231 : Sharon M. Levy
I started going to The Garrett after I graduated high school. Terrea was an incredible performer, with an incredible voice. I was fortunate enough to take some guitar lessons from her, and will always be haunted by her version of "They Call The Wind Mariah". Rest In Peace, Terrea. You're loved, and missed!

    26th February 2019 - 03:40:48 PM    
230 : Marty Traxler
It is February 26, 2019. I am 75 years old now but can still look back and reminisce about the wonderful evenings I spent with friends sipping coffee at the Garrett and enjoying Terrea's music.

    23rd December 2018 - 08:07:31 PM    
229 : Terry Morse
We used to go to The Garrett every Saturday night in 1964-65 and listen to Terrea lea. My favorite song of hers was Mariah. My favorite drink was a Cherry Flip.

    28th April 2018 - 07:49:59 PM    
228 : simone gad
My friends and neighbors Ruth and Sandie would accompany me to The Garret in the evenings after school during weekdays. We attended Fairfax High from 1962 to 1965. I loved going there to watch Terrea Lea perform. The food was great and so were the coffees. I miss The Garret very much. It was a life-saver for me.

    27th March 2018 - 02:05:36 PM    
227 : Jonny
The Garret was the first venue I performed in outside of high school. I had no idea how singing a few original songs on that small platform would affect my life. Thanks for the memories.

    11th January 2017 - 09:59:21 PM    
226 : Donna Lafortune
Please note my change of email address, linked to my name above.

    19th October 2016 - 05:13:43 PM    
225 : Zenobia
The Garret was the first venue I performed in outside of high school. I had no idea how singing a few original songs on that small platform would affect my life. Thanks for the memories.

    24th September 2016 - 06:40:36 PM    
224 : Sue peery
I was l8 when I found the garret. Ia. 72now and still think. Of the many years I sat to hear Terra's music. Iran into Stacey at the Arabian horse club shows. Am so sorry be sue and most of all terra have passes. It. Was a sweet time in my life. And so good bye

    18th January 2016 - 04:10:39 PM    
223 : robert stacey
just an additional note to reveal something I found on the internet while searching for terrea lea. It is said in her bio and we know from our personal knowledge of her that she had a very dry and subtle sense of humour.
I laughed when I saw this listing, Nutz, Terrea Lea. This could have been her way of dealing with phone solicitors and other miscellaneous folks who sought to use up her precious time. It would have put them off when they tried to sell her something or make an unwanted pitch.
If it was Terrea, as I suspect it could have been, more power to her for inventing a way to get rid of pests who bother us by phone daily. She was a very clever lady.

    14th January 2016 - 12:44:33 PM    
222 : robert stacey
We used to go to the garret while I was a student at U.S.C., and since I stayed there to earn three degrees it was a long period.As young people we had the same concerns and adventures as many have described. It was because of the grace and friendliness of Terry and B.J. and others that we were able to find ourselves, make lifetime friends, and really enjoy our lives in Southern California.
I went to a store in long beach some time ago and Terrea's name came up in conversation, what is she doing now? I looked her up in the Vista California phonebook and called her. Although she was somewhat older than I her sweet, warm personality came through the phone just as it had at the garret many years before. We talked, she told me B.J. had died, and that she was ok. She also said a friend had made a recording of some of her best numbers on cd and I ordered one. I was so delighted that she remembered me among the many who visited the Garret. May she Rest in Peace, I've only just now discovered that she has passed. What a truly wonderful lady, we shall all miss her and her friends.

    23rd July 2015 - 01:48:58 AM    
221 : Wes Alderson
I'd like to hear from any of the old crowd who frequented the Garret. I'm back in Santa Monica, CA now, considering putting together a folk trio in the spirit of the old days. Wes. 310-452-0463.

    05th July 2015 - 05:34:12 AM    
220 : Harvey Wallace
I spent many a night during the early 60's sitting around the fireplace with John Hardy and Gary Pokras and others learning songs and playing guitar between Terrea's sets, drinking cappuccino's and going outside for a little something stronger. Great memories. Thanks for keeping the web site up.

    26th May 2015 - 02:05:22 PM    
219 : Alan Weiss
Hi Jerry!

Very long time no see, no hear. Would love to meet for lunch (on me!) and wax nostalgia. Please contact me. Would REALLY appreciate it.

all The Best to You & Your Family,
Alan Weiss

    06th April 2015 - 12:20:57 PM    
218 : Norm
I'm turning 65 this week. Such happy memories of the Garret with so many friends who are no longer around. I remember feeling safe and yet so adult drinking coffee and listening to Terrea sing, sitting on an old sofa in the corner with friends. For me it was the right place at the right time of my life. Thank you

    02nd April 2015 - 09:37:17 PM    
217 : Regina
My friend Nancy and I used to go there.
Do you remember any of the folk singers that played !

    07th February 2015 - 04:59:02 PM    
216 : Don W.
About 1965 I took a girl that I really liked to The Garrett. Her name was Lynn K. At a point during the show Terrea Lea was taking requests from the audience and said any song but "The House of Rising Sun" because she had sung it so much. Someone asked for it anyway and Terrea sang the song. The audience loved it. What a great memory it is.

    13th November 2014 - 08:24:40 AM    
215 : Regina King
Still have the LP record-fun stop- remember the noisy blenders and her way of handling the noise. Wondered if there were CD'sand other recordings

    07th October 2014 - 01:46:46 AM    
214 : KenC
Now I guess Terrea won't be bothered by noisy blenders firing up when she sings. Many late nites around the round fires, just enjoying the whole idea of all the people and friends. Very happy to have the recordings and hear those sweet, sweet sounds of the lovely lady with the impish smile.
You will always be moving my heart and alive in my soul.
thank you ever so much!
a friend

    05th September 2014 - 09:22:40 AM    
213 : John
I often think about the Garret and those long ago evenings listening to Terrea sing. I will never forget!


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