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Rick Derringer (born Richard Zehringer, 5 August 1947, in Fort Recovery, Ohio) is an American guitarist, vocalist, and entertainer. He is perhaps best known for the song "Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo". Rick was also "Weird Al" Yankovic's Lead guitarist for five years, before being replaced by Jim West. is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fort Recovery is a village located in Mercer County, Ohio. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... An entertainer is someone who is hired to entertain people. ... Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo is a 1970 song by Rick Derringer off of the 1970 album Johnny Winter And. ... This article is about the musician himself. ...

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Life and career

When he was just 17, his band The McCoys recorded "Hang on Sloopy" in the summer of 1965, which became the number one song in America before "Yesterday" by The Beatles knocked it out of the top spot. In music, a band is a group of musicians, or musical ensemble, usually popular or folk, playing parts of a musical arrangement. ... {Disambiguation} The McCoys were a pop group started in Union City, Indiana, U.S., in 1962. ... Hang on Sloopy is a hit song by the pop group The McCoys which was #1 in America in October 1965 and is the official rock song of the U.S. state of Ohio. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... For other uses, see Song (disambiguation). ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... Music sample Yesterday Problems? See media help. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ...


Derringer also recorded and played with a version of Johnny Winter's band called "Johnny Winter And ..." and both Edgar Winter's White Trash and The Edgar Winter Group. Derringer also had a successful solo career, and his solo version of "Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo" was a hit single. He also recorded extensively with Steely Dan, playing lead guitar on songs such as "Show Biz Kids". John Dawson Johnny Winter III (born on 23 February 1944 in Beaumont, Texas, USA) is an American blues guitarist, singer, and producer. ... Edgar Winter (born December 28, 1946 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American musician who had significant success in the 1970s and 1980s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Edgar Winter Group is a 1970s rock band founded by Edgar Winter. ... Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo is a 1970 song by Rick Derringer off of the 1970 album Johnny Winter And. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Derringer also performed a track for the World Wrestling Federation on The Wrestling Album. "Real American" would later be used as Hulk Hogan's entrance music. Derringer also performed the entrance theme for WWF Tag Team Demolition on Piledriver:The Wrestling Album 2, as well as a duet version of "Rock 'n Roll Hoochie Koo" with Gene Okerlund. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... The Wrestling Album was an album released by the World Wrestling Federation in 1985. ... Terrence Gene Bollea (born on August 11, 1953) is an American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan. ... Demolition was a professional wrestling tag team in the late 80s / early 90s World Wrestling Federation made up of Ax (Bill Eadie), Smash (Barry Darsow), and later Crush (Brian Adams). ... Piledriver:The Wrestling Album 2 was an album released by the World Wrestling Federation in 1987. ... Eugene Mean Gene Okerlund (born November 29, 1938 in Robbinsdale, Minnesota), is a former American professional wrestling interviewer and announcer. ...


In the 1980s, Derringer expanded his producing skills, discovering "Weird Al" Yankovic as well as Mason Ruffner. This article is about the musician himself. ...


He has played for "Weird Al" on many of his albums, playing guitar and mandolin. For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... This article is about the musical instrument. ...


He co-wrote and sing back up vocals on Calm Inside The Storm by Cyndi Lauper's True Colors cd.He served as one of her tour musicians from 1986 - 1992.Prompting him to quote comparing Cyndi to Barbra Streisand "She's better live than Barbra".


Recent releases include Tend The Fire (1997), DBA-Derringer, Bogert & Appice (2001), and Free Ride Smooth Jazz (2002). He also guested on the Tom Guerra project Mambo Sons CD (1999) and Damon Fowler's Riverview Drive (2000). Tom Guerra [1] was born April 27, 1963 in Hartford, Connecticut. ... Mambo Sons [1] is an American guitar-based rock and roll indie trio led by guitarist Tom Guerra and vocalist/bassist Scott Lawson, and rounded out by drummer Joe the Cat Lemieux. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit České Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s... This article is about the year. ...


Rick continues to perform and record, with varying musical line-ups, in the rock and roll, smooth jazz, and Christian rock genres. Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Smooth Jazz, also sometimes referred to as new adult contemporary music,[1] is generally described as a genre of music that utilizes instruments (and, at times, improvisation) traditionally associated with jazz and stylistic influences drawn from mostly R&B, but also funk and pop. ... Christian rock (occasionally abbreviated CR) is a form of rock music played by bands whose members are Christian and who often focus the lyrics on matters concerned with the Christian faith. ...


Derringer also appears on the Les Paul album American Made World Played (2005) on the track "Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl." This article is about the musician. ...


Official Rick Derringer Websites

  • The Official Rick Derringer site
  • Rick Derringer Official MySpace Site

Trivia

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Fidelity Investments is a group of privately held companies in the financial services industry. ... For other uses, see Judas priest (curse). ... For the bands 1969 eponymous debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ... Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo is a 1970 song by Rick Derringer off of the 1970 album Johnny Winter And. ... Dazed and Confused is a 1993 American film written and directed by Richard Linklater. ... It has been suggested that Xbox 360 Elite be merged into this article or section. ... Guitar Hero II is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems and published by RedOctane. ... Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York City in 1971. ...

Discography

Rick Derringer

Rick Derringers album, All American Boy was released on Blue Sky Records in 1973. ... // January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The Rolling Stones plans to tour Asia. ... // January 2 - New York City U.S. District Court Judge Richard Owen rules that former Beatle John Lennon and his lawyers can have access to Department of Immigration files pertaining to his deportation case. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1979 Record labels established in 1979 1979 in music (UK) // Stevie Wonder uses digital audio recording technology in recording his album Journey through the Secret Life of Plants. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1980 Record labels established in 1980 list of years in music // January 1 - The year starts off with a strong disco backlash, which causes the majority of musicians to abandon the use of real instruments in an attempt to distant themselves from anything associated... See also: 1983 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1983 Record labels established in 1983 // Michael Jacksons Thriller, the most successful album not only of 1983, but of all time, was released in 1982 and began its epic domination of the music charts the following year, 1983. ... Bonnie Tyler (born June 8, 1951 in Skewen in Wales, United Kingdom) is a pop/rock singer. ... See also: 1993 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1993 Record labels established in 1993 // Date Unknown- Christian Rock label Tooth and Nail Records is formed. ... See also: 1994 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1994 Record labels established in 1994 // January 29 - The Supremes Mary Wilson is injured when her jeep hits a freeway median and flips over just outside of Los Angeles, California. ... See also: 1996 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1996 Record labels established in 1996 // January 8 - Madonnas stalker, Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on five charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill the singer. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... See also: 1996 in music, other events of 1997, 1998 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 9 - David Bowie performs his 50th Birthday Bash concert (the day after his birthday) at Madison Square Garden, with guests Frank Black, The Foo Fighters, Sonic... See also: 1998 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1998 Record labels established in 1998 // 1998 - The single Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls sets a new hot 100 airplay record, 18 weeks at number one. ... Edgar Winter (born December 28, 1946 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American musician who had significant success in the 1970s and 1980s. ... Ian Hunter (born Ian Hunter Patterson on June 3, 1939 in Oswestry, Shropshire, England) was the lead singer of the band Mott the Hoople from 1969 until the band broke up in 1974. ... Dr. John is the stage name of Malcolm John Rebennack Jr. ... This image is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Daryl Hall and John Oates. ... See also: 2000 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2000 Record labels established in 2000 // John Tavener is knighted in the New Years Honours List. ... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 // 2002 was marked by significant trends in rock music. ... See also: 2006 in British music Musical groups established in 2006 Record labels established in 2006 // January – James Nicholl, drummer of Pay*Ola became ill and was admitted to hospital. ...

Derringer

  • Derringer (1975)
  • Live In Cleveland (1976)
  • Sweet Evil (1977)
  • Derringer Live (1977)
  • If I Weren't So Romantic I'd Shoot You (1978)
  • Required Rocking - Sony Music compilation (1996)

See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... ... See also: 1996 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1996 Record labels established in 1996 // January 8 - Madonnas stalker, Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on five charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill the singer. ...

DNA

(duo with Carmine Appice) Carmine Appice (b. ...

  • Party Tested (1983)

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Rick Derringer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (436 words)
Rick Derringer (born Richard Zehringer, 5 August 1947, in Fort Recovery, Ohio) is an American guitarist, vocalist, and entertainer.
Derringer also had a successful solo career, and his solo version of "Rock 'n Roll Hoochie Koo" was a hit single.
Rick continues to perform and record, with varying musical line-ups, in the Rock and Roll, Smooth Jazz and Christian rock genres.
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