^ 'nearly broke' (allegedly, whilst off his head on substances , the Kinks manager's alleged ladyboy experience which inspired that song happened in a Paris club, not in Soho)
[OTOH: Mine Spine? - Nowt to do with Lola etc but, coincidently, this Friday (St. Vals day) will mark the 2nd anniversary of my own Spinal Op. - which failed to produce the deep joylode anticipated BTW.
So more 'REM-emedial procedures' for this call sign expected shortly & I might learn more from the consultant sometime within the next 'few weeks'. As it's all been a rather prolonged song & dance I may cobble together a personalised version of the lyrics, for a fee, of course...]