Delaney, Bonnie & Friends was a group started by Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett, which featured artists such as Eric Clapton, Carl Radle, Bobby Whitlock and Jim Gordon. After Delaney, Bonnie & Friends, they would form the group Derek and the Dominos.
After a stint in the United States Navy, Bramlett moved to Los Angeles, California in the 1960s. There he established himself as a singer-songwriter, writing with fellow musicians Joey Cooper, Mac Davis and Jackie DeShannon. Bramlett also became a regular on the television show Shindig! as a member of the show's house band, the Shindogs.