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Behind the Counterculture #30: Mark E. Smith

In this episode, the Fall's Mark E. Smith comes by the store...

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

It was a really hot day. Mark E Smith wore a splendidly awful blue suit with the jacket slung over his shoulder. He was looking at Italian house records. "I'll bet you'll be glad when its over" he said as he walked out. Too true.

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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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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