Related Information for Derek There are 2 artist who use the name Derek.1)John Hendry Blair was better known as Johnny Cymbal, (1945-1993). His recording of Cinnamon, under the stage name of 'Derek,' topped the charts in 1968.John co-wrote,co- produced and was lead vocalist on "Cinnamon", which was released on Bert Bern's BANG label (Bang 558). For the release, John used the alias "Derek", the name of his younger brother. A band was put together and "Derek&.. read more