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Behind the Counterculture #36: Paul Weller Long admired for his hair, one-time member of pop-punk band, the Jam, swings by the store

Behind the Counterculture #36: Paul Weller

Long admired for his hair, one-time member of pop-punk band, the Jam, swings by the store

by Lake, Editor, London
first published: February, 2006
Anecdotes from Behind the Retail Frontline

Paul Weller was a strange orange colour like he'd overdone the fake tan. These days its hard to do something new with your hair that hasn't been seen a hundred times before. Weller managed it. He had the oddest hair-do I've seen for sometime. He didn't buy any books though he had a bag of records from the store around the corner.

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 Jools Holland ⇨

Lake
Editor, London

Kirk Lake is a writer, musician and filmmaker. His published books include Mickey The Mimic (2015) and The Last Night of the Leamington Licker (2018). His films include the feature films Piercing Brightness (2014) and The World We Knew (2020) and a number of award winning shorts.


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