On this day August 29, 1970 The Kinks released their hit song “Lola.”  From my memory the song was a little different with it’s punkish riffs and beat but was somehow accepted, while most other punk bands failed to turn heads of the regular Rock and Roller like myself.  Little did we know, even though all you needed to do was listen to the lyrics, that the song was about a transvestite, which was a good thing, because the Kinks fans that I knew, were not the type to except a song about no he-she.  Ray Davies wrote the lyrics after their manager got drunk at a club and started dancing with what he thought was a woman.  Thanks to Clausule for the video.

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