"I'm Not Like Everybody Else" is a song written by Ray Davies and first recorded by The Kinks in 1966.
Davies had written the song for The Animals, but it was turned down, so the Kinks released their own version with guitarist Dave Davies on lead vocals. This went against the norm where each brother usually sang songs they had written themselves. Later performances of the song were sung by Ray, with Dave providing backing vocals and Eric Clapton influenced… read more
I won't take all that they hand me down
Make out a smile, though I wear a frown
And I'm not gonna take it all lying down
'Cause once I get started, I go to town