In 1964, four musically gifted friends from Liverpool changed their collective name from the Quarrymen to the Beatles. They went on to a successful career.
In 1971, Lew Alcindor changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He went on to set the all-time scoring record in professional basketball.
In 1776, the 13 original colonies of Great Britain here on the Atlantic Coast changed their name to “The United States of America.”
Ladies and gentlemen, name changes can do a world of good.