Rick Derringer - Songs


Rick Derringer (b. 1947) is a highly acclaimed and veteran singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer who became famous beginning in the mid 1960s as the frontman and founder of The McCoys before going solo in the early 1970s. Best known for the hard rock classic, "Rock And Roll, Hoochie Koo" (1974), Derringer's other hits include his solo remake of "Hang On Sloopy" (1975), The McCoys' signature song which originally topped the charts in 1965 and became a garage rock standard.

Over his long career, Rick Derringer played guitar with brothers Edgar and Johnny Winter and worked with such artists as Steely Dan, Cyndi Lauper, and "Weird Al" Yankovic, producing Yankovic's Grammy-winning songs, "Eat It" (1984) and "Fat" (1988). He has continued to perform and record actively to the present day.



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Rick Derringer

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