0920 Bad To Me – Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas (1963)

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Brian Epstein and Billy J. Kramer.

This song was written by John Lennon and is credited to John Lennon and Paul McCartney. John Lennon’s demo version was released in 2013 on the album The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963.It was first recorded by Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas in 1963. Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas were managed by Brian Epstein. They recorded Bad To Me at EMI Studios and the song was produced by George Martin. It was released as a single with I Call Your Name on the B-side. It reached number one on the UK Singles chart. In America it was released in 1964 with Little Children on the B-side. It reached number nine on the Billboard chart. Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas performed the song on the 1965 TV special The Music of Lennon & McCartney.

Now Hear This : Bad To Me – The Beatles (2013)

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