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Lola" is a song written by Ray Davies and performed by English rock band the Kinks on their album Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One. The song details a romantic encounter between a young man and a possible transvestite, whom he meets in a club in Soho, London. In the song, the narrator describes his confusion towards Lola, who "walked like a woman but talked like a man".
Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, commonly abbreviated to Lola Versus Powerman, or just Lola, is the eighth studio album by British rock band the Kinks, recorded and released in 1970.
Album Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One. Lola Lyrics. I met her in a club down in old Soho Where you drink champagne and it tastes just like Cherry Cola C-O-L-A Cola She walked up to me and she asked me to dance I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said, "Lola" L-O-L-A Lola, lo lo lo lo Lola. Lola is an attractive transgender woman; the narrator is a young man, flattered by the attention paid to him by her. Ray Davis has claimed that he was inspired to write Lola after Kinks manager Robert Wace spent a night in Paris dancing with a transgender woman. However, Mick Avory claimed that the song was inspired by his frequenting of transgender bars in west London. everyone wants to know.
Lyrics to "Lola" song by The Kinks: I met her in a club down in old Soho Where you drink champagne and it tastes just like cherry-cola. Well I left home just a week before And I'd never ever kissed a woman before But Lola smiled and took me by the hand And said dear boy I'm gonna make you a man. Well I'm not the world's most masculine man But I know what I am and I'm glad I'm a man And so is Lola La-la-la-la Lola la-la-la-la Lola Lola la-la-la-la Lola la-la-la-la Lola. Play your music with lyrics on the Musixmatch app. Submit Corrections. Thanks to Siena Chipol, Jar-Jar Binks, Kale Wanner, Chris Baker for correcting these lyrics.
Album: Lola vs. Powerman And The Moneygoround, Part 1 (1970). Charted: 2 9. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Stig from Southern Alberta, CanadaThe Kinks song that mentioned Lola was not called Paranoia, it was "Destroyer" from the "Give The People What They Want" album in 1981. sure, its about a transvestite, but who cares, its a classic!
Lola" is a song written by Ray Davies and performed by The Kinks which details a romantic encounter between a young man (presumably in his late teen years) and a transvestite he meets in a Soho, London club. One of The Kinks' best-known songs, the single was taken from the album Lola versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, which was released in June, 1970, and reached in the UK charts and in the US. It was ranked 422nd on the List of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It is famous for its C-D-E power riff.
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Santa Maria Pressing. Country: US. Released: 27 Nov 1970. Lola,w/it's " gay Latin rhythm" & taboo subject matter was The Kinks biggest chart climber in over 5yrs. Breaking the Top 10 in the . amp; Australia to name just a few. Of course it wasn't without it's own controversies. Some radio stations faded out the song before its protagonist's sexual identity was revealed. And of course the now infamous story of how the BBC refused to play the song because of the line "Tastes just like Coca-Cola", which went against it's no advertising regulations
Lola" gave the Kinks an unexpected hit and its crisp, muscular sound, pitched halfway between acoustic folk and hard rock, provided a new style for the band. However, the song only hinted at what its accompanying album Lola Versus the Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One was all about. It didn't matter that Ray Davies just had his first hit in years - he had suffered greatly at the hands of the music industry and he wanted to tell the story in song. Hence, Lola - a loose concept album about Ray Davies' own psychosis and bitter feelings toward the music industry.
|A2||–Unknown Artist||Gimme Some More|
|B2||–Unknown Artist||Sookie Sookie|
NotesComes With various artists on 3 tracks, With no mentioned artists
|B||Stop Your Sobbing||2:30|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
- Distributed By – Arabella Eurodisc
- Printed By – France Imprimerie Sorel
- Producer – Ray Davies
- Written-By – Ray Davies
NotesBoth tracks edited from the album - One For The Road.
Lola Original New Live Recording - on the front of the picture sleeve.
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- Rights Society: SACEM
|102 745, 102 745-100||The Kinks||Lola (Live) (7", Single)||Arista, Arista||102 745, 102 745-100||Germany||1980|
|102 745-100||The Kinks||Lola (Live) (7", Single)||Arista||102 745-100||Austria||1980|