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Behind the Counterculture #17: 2 U2 Wives

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: May, 2005
Anecdotes from Behind the Retail Frontline

Two U2 wives bought armfuls of serious literary fiction with their black Amex cards. Then one asked if I knew where the nearest Holmes Place gym was. To my astonishment I knew the answer.

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

Previously on Behind the Counterculture Jennifer Herrema ⇨

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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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