Did You See Derek And The Dominos At Any Of These Shows?

As you all know I am writing what will be the most in-depth biography on Derek and the Dominos ever written. It’s going well and every day that passes is a day closer to completion. As well as a biography the book will feature a wealth of information concerning the shows they played as a band, every single one of them, and I’m looking to talk to people who saw them at their shows. Even though I’ve spoken to hundreds and hundreds of people already I’m always looking to talk to more. So:

I’m looking to talk to people who attended the following Derek and the Dominos shows. For many of them I’ve already spoken to people but as with anything, the more the merrier! So if you did, or know anyone who did, please get in touch. Thank you very much and thank you for your ongoing support.

dominosbook@hotmail.com 

UK (1970)

  • The Place, Stoke-On-Trent, England // 2nd August
  • Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle, England // 7th August
  • Speakeasy, London, England // 12th August
  • Tofts Club, Folkestone, England // 15th August
  • Pavilion, Bournemouth, England // 18th August
  • Fairfield Halls, Croydon, England // 20th September
  • Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England // 28th September
  • Coatham Bowl, Redcar, England // 4th October
  • Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England // 7th October

USA (1970)

  • Electric Factory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania // 17th October
  • Civic Auditorium, Jacksonville, Florida // 1st November
  • University Of Reno, Nevada // 13th November
  • Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah // 14th November
  • Community Theatre, Berkeley, California // 18th & 19th November
  • Allen Theater, Cleveland, Ohio // 29th November
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Derek and the Dominos Book Update: December 2015

As 2015 comes to a close I want to say a big thank you to everyone I have spoken to this year. Since the start of the year I have spoken to hundreds and hundreds of people who saw Derek and the Dominos live and it’s been a thrill hearing all the stories from shows in the UK and the USA.

The book is coming together very nicely indeed, I am very excited for everyone to read it. But there is still work to be done which will continue into 2016 as I make this book the most in-depth biography on Derek and the Dominos ever written with the most detailed and extensive live history ever put together.

A big thanks goes to Bobby Whitlock for his continuing support and enthusiasm as I write the book, but also to everyone I have spoken to so far. It’s going to be great, bring on 2016!

Happy New Year!

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Derek and the Dominos Book Update: February 2015

I’ve been asked why I’m writing a book on Derek and the Dominos quite a lot, so I thought I’d start this entry by telling you all why. I see the band as one of the greatest bands of all time, and I know you do too. But a lot of casual music fans have never really heard of Derek and the Dominos. Sure, they may have heard of Layla but they associate the song to just Eric. More serious music fans may know of the Layla album in it’s entirety (and rightly so) but what about other areas of their career? The live shows for example have barely been covered at all in any great detail. Yes there’s a Fillmore East album but apart from that, there’s hardly anything been written on them. They are without a doubt one of the least covered bands in the history of music. There’s really no other way to say it.

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