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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.”
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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)|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Ricky Dean Zehringer|
|Age (as of today)||76 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. Boasting a weight of 70 kg. Being born on August 5, 1947, translates to an age of 76 years as of todays date (November 19, 2023).
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 was almost kind of trapped by my own success into only doing rock.Rick Derringer
The first time I heard Johnny play at the Fillmore East, I wasn’t really impressed. He had come on the scene with everybody telling me how great he was, and I didn’t hear it.Rick Derringer
I wanted to play some more grown-up music – jazz.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