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Behind the Counterculture #3 - UK TV Star Jeremy Beadle

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: February, 2005
Anecdotes from the retail frontline

Jeremy Beadle bought £50 worth of history books. He paid in cash and he took the change with his smaller hand.

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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