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Rick Derringer, whose real name is Ricky Dean Zehringer, is an American musician (guitarist, vocalist), Grammy Award-winning producer. Additionally, Rick has written several hit songs after coming to prominence in the 1960s. He started his journey as a founding member of his band, The McCoys. At that time, they recorded what became the number-one hit song, “Hang On Sloopy.”
Rick Derringer has been very successful throughout the years.
Derringer joined Johnny Winter in a band that they called “Johnny Winter And,” the “And,” referring to The McCoys in the early 70s.
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Liz Derringer is a renowned music journalist who was once married to an equally legendary musician and guitarist Rick Derringer. Their relationship was one of the most celebrated partnerships in rock and roll history worldwide. However, they broke up, and Liz got to start writing for Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Liz Derringer|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Man and Lory Derringer)|
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|Full/Real Name||Ricky Dean Zehringer|
|Age (as of today)||74 years|
|Date of Birth||August 5, 1947|
|Place of Birth||Ohio, United States of America|
|Height||1.63 m, 5 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||70 kg, 154.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$1 million|
|Occupation||A Musician (guitarist, Grammy Award-winning Producer., Vocalist)|
Height, Weight, and Age
Rick Derringer's height is pretty average measuring 1.63 m. Rick Derringer weighs 70 kg. Being born on August 5, 1947, translates to an age of 74 years as of todays date (May 26, 2022).
If my musical tastes are continuing to grow up, and I am not really too interested in the music that my kids listen to, then I assume that the audience is doing the same.Rick Derringer
And what makes me happy now has changed as well… Its one thing to play in a bar or at a biker festival, and hear a guy who’s been drinking beer all day come up and tell you how good you are. For a long time in your life that will make you happy.Rick Derringer
Brenda did some little vocal arrangements for us and she got to sing as well. So, we’re happy to be able to work together and that’s another reason why we look forward to doing more of these.Rick Derringer
I started The McCoys in 1962, so I’m approaching my 40th year in the entertainment business.Rick Derringer
I’ve always been a guy who’s pretty supportive, its just my nature, so I came in to the situation with the attitude that I wanted to support Johnny and make it work.Rick Derringer