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Behind the Counterculture #24: Bob Geldof

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

Bob Geldof was carrying a bunch of sunflowers. He was wearing quite a smart suit. This was the time he was trying to win Paula back. He walked past the shop without looking in. I don't suppose many women are won back by secondhand books.

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 Nerys Hughes ⇨

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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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