Here's a few songs by some of the biggest acts of the 60s that weren't huge hits but have stood the test of time.
The Kinks - I'm Not Like Everybody Else (1966)
The b-side to Sunny Afternoon, it shows the strength of Ray Davies' songwriting when they were at their absolute peak that they could toss this fantastic song away as a mere b-side, when practically every other band around would have given up limbs for a song this good.
The Hollies - King Midas In Reverse (1967)
Made number 18 in the UK charts and famously split up The Hollies. Writer Graham Nash was apparently so disappointed with the reaction that he moved to California, and once there met up with David Crosby and Steven Stills.
The Monkees - You Just May Be The One (1967)
An album track from 'Headquarters'. Should have been a single.
The Beatles - She's A Woman (1964)
The b-side to I Feel Fine. I can't help wondering if they might have heard Little Walter's My Babe prior to writing this.
I'm aware some, or possibly all of these songs might be a bit too well known for the purposes of this thread (first outing on here for The Beatles!), but I reckon they're just far enough off the beaten track to qualify. What do you think?