Chart Position: 9

  • Written and produced by Ray Davies
  • Lead vocals: Ray Davies
  • Guitar: Ray Davies, Dave Davies
  • Backing vocals: Dave Davies
  • Keyboards: John Gosling
  • Recorded in London U.K.
  • This song is about a transvestite
  • Ray Davies flew roundtrip from the U.S. to London in order to re-record the words ‘cherry cola’ in the song because the British BBC would not allow the use of the copyrighted words ‘coca-cola’ to be used on the air
  • Lola’s adventures were continued in the Kinks song ‘Destroyer’ (1981)

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