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Behind the Counterculture #13: Derek Pringle

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: March, 2005
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Another England cricketer, Derek Pringle, who was the first man to wear a diamond earring whilst playing at Lords bought a book on Acid rock. I forgot to check if he was wearing an earring.

Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.

Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake

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Lake
Editor, London

the first journalism Lake ever had published was a history of Johnny Thunders for Record Collector magazine, since then he has written for publications including the Guardian, Dazed and Confused, the Idler and more recently, outsideleft.com as you have just seen.

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