Colin Miles Compilation from 1977
..Kramer (real name William Howart Ashton) his Manager BRIAN EPSTEIN brought
him together with The DAKOTAS.
GEORGE MARTIN also from BEATLES fame was the producer, what was nearer as
to record some Lennon-McCartney songs too.
Between 1963 & 65 he got 6 songs in the UK Top Twenty.
Two Albums only released in the States, charted in the US Top 50.
The Dakotas recorded some solo singles and one EP the Shadows
Type song "The Cruel Sea" reached the UK Top 20.
see: Johnny Kidd & the Pirates ; Shanghai ; Pirates ;
Billy J.Kramer - lead vocals; Ray Jones, Robin MacDonald - bass;
Tony Mansfield, Frank Farley - drums;
Mike Maxfield, Mick Green - guitars;
I'll keep you satisfied (Lennon-McCartney) 1963
Do you want to know a Secret? (Lennon-McCartney) 1963
We're doing fine (H.Ott) 1966
I call your Name (Lennon-McCartney) 1963
From a Window (Lennon-McCartney) 1964
Second to none (MacDonald) 1964
Beautiful Dreamer (Foster- arr. Martin) 1963
The Cruel Sea (Maxfield) 1963 Solo: The DAKOTAS
Magic Carpet (Martin) 1963 Solo: The DAKOTAS
I'll be on my Way (McCartney-Lennon) 1963
Bad to me (Lennon-McCartney) 1963
Its up to you (Fuller) 1963
Little Children (Shuman-McFarland) 1964
Take my Hand (Green-MacDonald) 1966
Trains and Boats and Planes (Bacharach--David) 1965
Still Waters run deep (Perper-Gasper) 1963
Tell me Girl (Smith) 1963
I know (Martin-Wooller) 1963
Dance with me (Lebish-Glick-Treadwell-Nahan) 1963
Sugar Babe (Robinson) 1965 from US Live-EP: BILLY J. Plays The States
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