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Behind the Counterculture #23: Terry Venables

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

Terry Venables, legendary football star and almost successful England manager. It was not a cold day but Terry saw fit to walk around in a flamboyant fur collared coat. He was very short but moved very fast. I thought for a second he was coming into the store but it was just a shimmy to avoid a pushchair coming the other way. He still had the moves.

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 Robbie Williams ⇨

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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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