William Howard Ashton (born 19 August 1943), known professionally as Billy J. Kramer, is an English pop singer. With The Dakotas , Kramer was managed by Brian Epstein during the 1960s and scored hits with several Lennon–McCartney compositions never recorded by the Beatles , among them the UK number one " Bad to Me " (1963).
Billy J. Kramer (* 19. August 1943 als William Howard Ashton in Bootle, Liverpool) wurde 1962 von dem Beatles-Manager Brian Epstein entdeckt und unter Vertrag genommen. Epstein sorgte auch dafür, dass Billy Leadsänger der Dakotas wurde, der damals berühmtesten Band aus Manchester.
Billy J. Kramer An AMBASSADOR to ROCK'S MOST IMPORTANT MOMENT in HISTORY: The British Invasion Upcoming Shows... What I am doing... Live Performance Lads From Liverpool: Songs and Stories Storytellers Show Storytellers Lecture w/ Q&A What I've done... Do You Want To Know A Secret - Autobiography I Won The Fight CD Released 2014 Hanky Drive CD
Studio albums. 6. Compilation albums. 13. EPs. 5. Singles. 32. This is the discography of English singer Billy J. Kramer, including his releases with the Dakotas .
Billy J. Kramer (OFFICIAL), Farmingdale, New York. 9,221 likes · 1,552 talking about this. British Invasion / Merseybeat Legend. #1 Hits: Bad to Me, Little Children, plus hits: Do You Want to Billy J. Kramer (OFFICIAL)
Profile: British Invasion/Merseybeat singer born 19 August 1943 in Bootle, Lancashire. Sites: billyjkramer.com , Wikipedia. Aliases: William Howard Ashton. In Groups: Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas. Variations: