Holly Johnson, carrying his small white terrier, overheard us talking about Ian McCulloch. He told us a scandalous story about him that even here I can't repeat. Johnson had been coming into the shop for a couple of years and this was the first time he'd said anything to us apart from thanks.
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 Nicholas Ball ⇨
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.