Some of these were simply lost to the intervening years: The story begins in the early 1970s, and many of the regulars included in it have been going to or working at the bar for decades. Some of the memories, though, just weren't there to begin with, claimed right as they were happening by pitchers of beer and late nights.Here are 11 of the best memories -- and half-memories, and missing memories-- lost to the CC Club's beer-soaked walls.
For every tale that regulars past and present recollected for this week's cover story about the CC Club, there were a handful more that they couldn't remember.
photo by Tony Nelson Since he started as the CC's day bartender in 1978, Bobby Bell has lost some memories to the years.
- COVER: Here Comes a Regular: An Oral History of the CC Club
- An oral history of the CC Club jukebox
- Slideshow: Behind the scenes: The CC Club, an oral history