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28 January 1964 - The Yardbirds (Late Show)


The Flamingo Soho, Central London
United Kingdom
Cyril Davies Benefit Night
Band Lineup: 

Eric Clapton – Lead Guitar
Keith Relf – Vocals / Harmonica
Chris Dreja – Rhythm Guitar
Paul Samwell-Smith – Bass
Jim McCarty – Drums

Show Notes: 

Earlier in the evening, The Yardbirds performed at the Ricky-Tick Club in Windsor, which was one of their regular residencies. They then traveled to London to take part in this multi-act benefit for Cyril Davies' family following his death at age 31 on 7 January. Other participating musicians included Georgie Fame, Manfred Mann, Alexis Korner, Jimmy Powell, John Mayall, Zoot Money, The Animals and Cyril's band, The All-Stars, now lead by band member Long John Baldry. (The band would change their name to "Long John Baldry and His Hoochie Coochie Men" in the coming days).