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Rick Derringer

  • Rick Derringer (born Richard Zehringer, August 5, 1947, in Fort Recovery, Ohio) is an American guitarist, vocalist, and entertainer.
  • Derringer was also "Weird Al" Yankovic's producer and additional guitarist for five years.
  • When he was seventeen years old, 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.
  • Rick now proclaims his Christianity and has changed some of his old time hits' lyrics to reflect his faith.

70's Rock

Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo

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