Mike Maxfield

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Mike Maxfield (born 23 February 1944, Manchester, England) is an English songwriter and guitarist, who came to fame as a member of The Dakotas. He composed "Cruel Sea", a song which was first recorded by The Ventures (see The Ventures discography). The Dakotas later recorded an instrumental version of the track, which was one of the group's biggest hits.[1]


Other acts with which Maxfield has collaborated include:


  1. ^ everyhit.com (Enter 'The Cruel Sea' and search)

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