Top Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas Albums
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On the Air (Live)
On the Air (Live)
[2019]
I'll Keep You Satisfied
I'll Keep You Satisfied
[2014]
Do You Want to Know a Secret? (The EMI Recordings 1963-1983)
Do You Want to Know a Secret? (The EMI Recordings 1963-1983)
[2009]
EMI Legends Rock 'n' Roll Seris - The Definitive Collection
EMI Legends Rock 'n' Roll Seris - The Definitive Collection
[1991]
Related Information for Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
Billy J. Kramer (born William Howard Ashton, 19 August 1943, in Bootle, Liverpool, England) was a British Invasion / Merseybeat singer. He is known today primarily as the singer of various Lennon-McCartney compositions that The Beatles did not use.The performing name Kramer was chosen at random from a telephone directory. It was John Lennon's suggestion that the "J" be added to the name to further distinguish him by adding a 'tougher edge'. Billy soon came to the attention of Brian Epstein, ever on the look-out for new talent to add to his expanding roster of local artists. Kramer turned professional but his then backing band, The Coasters were less keen, so Epstein sought out the services of a Manchester based band... read more