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Behind the Counterculture #35: Jools Holland

Former member of seminal middle of the road rockers Squeeze and now London's leading piano man, Jools Holland, nearly takes Mr. Lake out

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: January, 2006
Anecdotes from Behind the Retail Frontline
by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: January, 2006
Anecdotes from Behind the Retail Frontline

I had gone out to buy some drawing pins when Jools Holland, midget pianist and New Year's Eve irritant almost ran me over in his brown Rolls Royce. I'm surprised he could see over the steering wheel. I guess he drives sitting on a cushion.

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 Thurston Moore ⇨

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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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