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Ed Sheeran Just Covered Eric Clapton's 'Layla'

Ed Sheeran + Eric Clapton = Heaven.

Good ol' Ed loves a complicated love song, and there's no bigger 'complicated love song' than Eric Clapton's beloved "Layla".

During his recent appearance on the UK's Jools Holland's Annual Hootenanny, our ginger friend took to the stage to perform an incredz updated version of the classic hit.

For those younger folk who don't know the background behind "Layla," it's a juicy one...

Even though the song was initially inspired by a 7th century love story from Arabia, the crux being The Story of Layla and Majnun by poet Nizami Ganjavi, there's more to this backstory.

Clapton wrote the 1971 hit about his love for his friend's wife, Pattie Boyd... his friend who happened to be George Harrison of The Beatles!

Clapton ended up marrying Pattie and the rest, they say, is history.

Told you it was juicy!!

Watch below and let us know what you think...

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