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Ray Davies was kicked out of his school choir at age 11 for singing off key. But it wasn’t due to lack of talent; the future rock star just wanted to be with his friends. “A few of my mates were on the soccer team and they couldn’t sing a note, so I got myself thrown out,” Davies tells Paste from a tour stop in Norway. “It takes a lot of talent to sing poorly enough to get thrown out.”

Half a century later, the choir is back. And this time, Davies is leading it.

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