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     Rick Derringer
 
 

Also Known As Richard Zehringer
Born: Aug 5, 1947 in Celina.
Genres: Rock.
Styles: Pop/Rock, Hard Rock, Blues-Rock, Rock & Roll.
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, Bass.

It seems like Rick Derringer has been on the rock & roll scene forever - actually, it's only been since 1965, which makes him one of the more enduring veterans of his generation. Derringer's work with his band the McCoys in his mid-teens, highlighted by the bubblegum anthem "Hang On Sloopy," gave him a claim to low-level rock & roll immortality, and his subsequent playing with Johnny (and later Edgar) Winter provided him with a degree of credibility that a lot of guitar players can only envy, especially after the release of the Edgar Winter live double album Roadwork.

Derringer began getting production experience with the McCoys, but they were never able to overcome their bubblegum rock image, and by the end of the 1960s, Derringer and his brother Randy were recruited by Johnny Winter into his band, with Derringer playing guitar and also producing. He emerged as a solo artist in the wake of his playing with Edgar Winter's White Trash. Derringer first became popular in his own right during the early/middle 1970s, beginning with a new version of his own "Rock N' Roll Hoochie Koo" (which Johnny Winter had covered for him a few years earlier) off Derringer's heavy metal-influenced debut album All American Boy, which introduced future Black Sabbath vocalist Vinny Appice. Derringer soon had his own band, called Derringer, on the road - although his guitarist and bassist, Danny Johnson and Kenny Aaronson, left in 1977 to form Axis - and within a couple of years had established himself as a popular favorite. Derringer's recorded history was somewhat spotty, however, as his record sales never matched his favor with concert audiences - a huge gap also existed between releases, which didn't bother him; even in the late 1990s, Derringer plays close to 200 shows a year. He spent most of the late 1970s and 1980s, however, as a producer, working with artists as diverse as Bette Midler, Kiss, Meat Loaf, Cyndi Lauper, Barbra Streisand, and Weird Al Yankovic.

Derringer is known for his hard-rocking live shows, which don't necessarily translate well to recordings, or lend themselves to much originality. As he neared age 50 in the 1990s, however, he had mellowed, and this showed when he began recording again for Shrapnel Records in 1993 with the albums Back to the Blues and Electra Blues.

- Bruce Eder (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.rickderringer.com Official website by Rick Derringer. News. Bio. Discography. Fan Control. Links. Photos.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Derringer About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Derringer About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Rick Derringer - 'Blues De Luxe' - 1998, Blues Bureau
 Rick Derringer - 'Free Ride' - 2002, Beyond
 Rick Derringer - 'Greatest & Latest' - 2000, Purple Pyramid
  как соисполнитель ...
 Joe Bonamassa - 'A New Day Yesterday' - 2004, Provogue, Irond Ltd., Medalist
 Donald Fagen - 'The Nightfly' - 1982, Warner Bros., AGAT
 Steely Dan - 'Can't Buy A Thrill. Gaucho' - 1972, MCA
 Steely Dan - 'Countdown To Ecstasy. Pretzel Logic' - 1973, MCA
 Steely Dan - 'Katy Lied. The Royal Scam' - 1975, MCA
 Stevie Ray Vaughan - 'Hats Off To Stevie Ray Vaughan' - 1993, Blues Bureau
 Edgar Winter - 'Entrance. Edgar Winter's White Trash' - 2005, Beat Goes On
 Edgar Winter - 'They Only Come Out At Night. Shock Treatment' - 1972, Beat Goes On
 


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