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Rock Derringer is a singer/songwriter and guitarist. He was born on August 5, 1947. He tasted success a very young age. He was just 16 years old when his band "The McCoys" recorded the No.1 hit "Hang On Sloopy" in 1965. The single knocked The Beatles "Yesterday" off the top spot.

"The McCoys" were a major success and enjoyed years of successful touring. In 1969, Rick combined with Johnny Winter and formed "Johnny Winter And." Rick featured on three records, "Johnny Winter And", "Johnny Winter And-Live" and "Edgar Winter's White Trash"in 1971. The album "Johnny Winter And" featured the first version of Derringer's "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo." The song was also part of the following live album.

Derringer eventually went joined Edgar's White Trash and produced the gold LP, "Roadwork". Derringer went solo in 1973 and released his album, "All American Boy." He included his popular single "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo" in this album and it became a hit single. Rick continued his collaboration with Johnny Winter. He was the writer and producer of Johnny Winter's "Still Alive and Well" album. He was also the producer of the hit album, "They Only Come Out At Night". Two singles on the album became huge hits. The single "Frankenstein" was also nominated for a Grammy Award.
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Rick formed his own band in 1976 and called it the "Derringer Band." He and his band released four albums. But in 1983 Rick returned to his solo career with the LP, "Good Dirty Fun". In the 70's and 80's, Derringer made a number of guest appearances with artists like Alice Cooper, Richie Havens, Todd Rundgren, Barbra Streisand, Kiss, Mason Ruffner and Madam X. Derringer also discovered Weird Al Yancovic, and produced music for Grammy-winning albums and videos. Derringer also produced Michael Jackson's parodies, "Eat It", and "Who's Fat" and were huge hits.

The 1990's saw Rick doing something completely different. He was selected to be the producer/writer and performer of the World Wrestling Federation LP's. He wrote and performed the Hulk Hogan theme song, "I Am A Real American" as part of the projects. Derringer was once again teamed up with Edgar Winter and in 1990, performed for the LP, "Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer Live in Japan". Then collaborated again in 1999 for the "Winter Blues" CD.

In 2001 Rick ventured back into Rock & Roll with Vanilla Fudge superstars Carmine Appice and Tim Bogert. He produced a recording of intense synergy – "D B A" (for Derringer, Bogert & Appice) with vocals, writing and instrumentals of all three. In the Winter of 2002, Rick ventured into another music genre, this time it was - Smooth Jazz. His performances are still rocking and he is known for his hard ricking line shows. This talented performer is a legend in his own right. Come to his concerts and explore the vibrancy of his music. Contact your on-line ticket vendor and get the tickets.

Discography

Live At Cheney Hall - 2005
Choice Rock Cuts - 2005
Free Ride - 2002
All American Boy - 2002
Jackhammer Blues - 2000
King Biscuit Flower Hour... - 1998
Blues Deluxe - 1998
Required Rocking - 1996
Rock And Roll, Hoochie K... - 1996
Electra Blues - 1994
Guitars And Women - 1979
Live - 1977
All American Boy - 1974