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It was destiny for Derek and The Dominoes

What a way to get a name!

Published at 6:01am 14th June 2018. 1-minute read.

It was destiny for Derek and The Dominoes

It was destiny for Derek and the Dominoes.

It was on this day (14th June) in 1970 when Eric Clapton's new band got a new name!

They told the promoter they were The Dynamics at their first show.

But he convinced them to add Derek as a nickname for Eric and then got the rest of it wrong!

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Mix 70s

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