The 2 a.m. Club

Sports Album Cover

Huey Lewis and the News album “Sports”.

The 2 AM Club is a popular bar in Mill Valley. It’s best known for being the location of the cover photo of the Huey Lewis and the News’ third album Sports“. Released in 1983, Sports reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart on June 30, 1984 and  has been certified 7× Platinum.

Known locally as “The Deuce“, it is a popular watering hole and live music venue.

The famous “toilet seat” guitar created by Charlie Deal still hangs behind the bar. Charlie holds the patent for this original concept and said that the idea came to him while he was sitting on one.


Sports Tracks:

The Heart of Rock & Roll
Heart and Soul
Bad Is Bad
I Want a New Drug
Walking on a Thin Line
Finally Found a Home
If This Is It
You Crack Me Up
Honky Tonk Blues


Huey Lewis – lead vocals, harmonica
Mario Cipollina – bass
Johnny Colla – guitar, saxophone, backing vocals
Bill Gibson – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Chris Hayes – lead guitar, backing vocals
Sean Hopper – keyboards, backing vocals

Huey Lewis & The News Discography

1980 – Huey Lewis and the News
1982 – Picture This
1983 – Sports
1986 – Fore!
1988 – Small World
1991 – Hard At Play
1994 – Four Chords & Several Years Ago
2001 – Plan B
2010 – Soulsville

The 2 AM Club
382 Miller Avenue
Mill Valley CA 94941