^^ I don't know what the definition of a "good song" is, but if it includes ones that are instantly memorable and make everyone who hears it want to sing along with, these guys were fantastic song-writers IMO. Then on 2nd and 3rd listen, the words are more than filler one realizes as well. (I'm not sure about Lola, though, and I'm not sure I really want to know either!).
You Really Got Me - amazing song for the time, Lola, Come Dancing, Dedicated Follower, those are ones I can sing the hook to instantly. And that first one, YRGM, can it claim to be the first power chord song"?, Van Halen sure enough paid homage to them (just looked up the Van Halen video, it is comical in what the camera shows, dang the 80s were OTT, but the music is great ... but I think I still like the simple power of the black-and-white 1965 TV version of the Kinks better ...) .
I'd bet AC/DC and Guns 'n Roses played You Really Got Me a zillion times in the bars growing up as well. As well as me growing up too, though my song composition depressingly morphed since those days to something much closer to Barry Manilow-type music than killer rock tunes like what those other guys could write
I like the Kinks!
(Plus any connection with Chrissy Hynde adds 2.5 to anything in my book. What ... a ... voice!!).