(Note: The early albums and singles released from 1963 to 1967 were originally released on Decca Records in the UK, and on London Records in the US, often in a variety of different forms.)
It was common practice in the music industry prior to 1967 for British releases to be reconfigured for the American market. In some cases, the US version would feature a different track listing, cover, and sometimes even title from its UK counterpart. The first five Rolling Stones albums were converted into eight LPs for American consumption, adding material from non-album singles and the UK EPs, and adding the concert documentary Got Live If You Want It!. The two Big Hits singles packages, respectively from 1966 and 1969, differ in each nation, and in the case of December's Children and Flowers, there are no UK counterparts. After The Beatles insisted that their magnum opus, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, be released internationally in identical configuration regarding cover and track order, the practice was quickly abandoned. Rolling Stones' LP releases from Their Satanic Majesties Request in 1967 are uniform in both the UK and the US, except for the abovementioned Through the Past, Darkly .