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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 experienced an exciting and successful career, to say the least.
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)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Ricky Dean Zehringer|
|Age (as of today)||75 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 75 years as of todays date (July 19, 2023).
There was nobody at the time who was playing slide guitar like Johnny, and nobody, or no white guys at least, that was playing country blues like that on the acoustic guitar. And it was at that point that I realized what Johnny had to offer.Rick Derringer
For me, I go in and play a few Christian songs for an audience, and now I have people come up and not tell me I’m great, but tell me that my music is helping save their lives, helping them in the Lord, and helping them end their vices.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
My family is involved and my wife Brenda is a great, great writer. She helps me with the writing of everything and also sings with me. I owe a lot to Brenda.Rick Derringer