EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #433: ” LOLA”- THE KINKS

Kinks Lola Uk Cover.jpg

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #433: “Lola”- The Kinks. August 29, 1970.

  • Single:”Lola”- The Kinks
  • Record Company- Reprise
  • Genre: Rock
  • Written by Ray Davies
  • Time: 4:06
  • B-side:” Mindless Child Of Motherhood”
  • Album-Lola versus The Powerman and the Moneygoround Part 1.
  • Grade: A+
  • Peaked at #9 14 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

The Kinks- a rock band from London were led by the Davies brothers- Ray and Dave. From 1964-84 they had 23 Hot 100 singles and 12 Top 40 singles. Their biggest hit was “Come Dancing” #6 in 1983. “Lola” was one of their most memorable singles- the story of a young man who has a possible encounter with a possible transvestite in a club in Soho, London.

8 responses to “EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #433: ” LOLA”- THE KINKS

  1. My favorites. Interesting that the sleeve photo you show has “Berkeley Mews” as the b-side (mistakenly called “Berkeley Men.”) That must have been the UK version. We Yanks would get that song a couple of years later on the Kinks Kronikles compilation.

  2. Pingback: EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #433: ” LOLA”- THE KINKS — slicethelife (Reblog) – The Midlode Mercury·

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