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Behind the Counterculture #27: Norman Lamont & The King of the Winos

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

Norman Lamont, jowl faced Tory politician, was harassed by a tramp right outside the window.We used to call this particular tramp the "King of The Winos" (image unavailable). Surprisingly we didn't have a nickname for Lamont, even though he walked by every day.

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 Billy Gibbons ⇨

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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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