Dutch single sleeve
"Louie Louie" 10-note riff
Original release
The cover features Black Flag's singer Dez Cadena and some of his improvised lyrics to "Louie Louie".

The album takes all four tracks from the UK Kwyet Kinks EP (including both sides of the recent hit US single "A Well Respected Man"), adding "Naggin' Woman" (left off the US version of their previous LP, Kinda Kinks), recent US singles "Who'll Be the Next in Line" (its B-side had already been included on the US version of Kinda Kinks) and "See My Friends"/"Never Met a Girl Like You Before", and B-side "I Need You" (A-side "Set Me Free" had again already been included on the US Kinda Kinks LP), as well as two older tracks: "It's Alright" was the B-side of breakthrough 1964 single "You Really Got Me" but had not yet been included on a US LP, and "Louie Louie" was another 1964 track, originally released on the Kinksize Session EP in the UK, although it had already been included on Kinks-Size in the US.

- Kinkdom

According to the band's manager, Larry Page, the song's characteristic riff came about while working out the chords of the Kingsmen's "Louie Louie".

- You Really Got Me

It was first issued on an album in the US, where it was included on the Kinks' third album Kinkdom (1965).

- You Really Got Me

It was released in November on the Kinksize Session EP and on two 1965 US-only albums, Kinks-Size and Kinkdom.

- Louie Louie

Sources vary on the impact of "Louie Louie" on the writing of "You Really Got Me" and "All Day and All of the Night".

- Louie Louie
Dutch single sleeve

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