Rick Derringer

Rick Derringer (Rick Zehringer) is an American guitarist, vocalist, and entertainer born at Fort Recovery, Ohio. When he was just 17, his band "The McCoys" recorded the No. 1 hit "Hang On Sloopy" in the summer of 1965, knocking "Yesterday" by The Beatles out of the top spot.

Derringer also recorded and played on a studio album and a live album with Johnny Winter in the Johnny Winter Band, and also with Edgar Winter in the mid-1970s after guitarist Ronnie Montrose left the Edgar Winter Band. One of his best solos can be found on "Tobacco Road" from the Edgar Winter live album Roadwork. Derringer also had a successful solo career, and his solo version of "Rock 'n Roll Hoochie Koo" was a hit single.

In the 1980s, Derringer expanded his producing skills, discovering "Weird Al" Yankovic as well as Mason Ruffner.

Derringer has played various styles of music and is a master of the electric guitar. Recent releases include Tend The Fire (1997), DBA-Derringer, Bogert & Appice (2001) and Free Ride Smooth Jazz (2002). He also guested on Mambo Sons debut CD (1999) and Damon Fowler's Riverview Drive (2000).

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He also guested on Mambo Sons debut CD (1999) and Damon Fowler's Riverview Drive (2000). Essex has nevertheless continued to act and sing and enjoys a large fan base in the UK. Recent releases include Tend The Fire (1997), DBA-Derringer, Bogert & Appice (2001) and Free Ride Smooth Jazz (2002). However, by the time of his West End musical flop, Mutiny, based on the Mutiny on the Bounty story, in 1985, his appeal was on the wane. Derringer has played various styles of music and is a master of the electric guitar. In 1978, Essex was Che Guevara in the original production of Evita, and in the same year appeared in the film Silver Dream Racer, all the while continuing his successful singing career. In the 1980s, Derringer expanded his producing skills, discovering "Weird Al" Yankovic as well as Mason Ruffner. A number one hit and a follow-up film turned him into one of the UK's biggest stars.

Derringer also had a successful solo career, and his solo version of "Rock 'n Roll Hoochie Koo" was a hit single. It took a couple of years for his career to take off, which it did with his appearance in the film, That'll Be The Day (1973) and a major hit, "Rock On" (which he wrote himself), in the same year. One of his best solos can be found on "Tobacco Road" from the Edgar Winter live album Roadwork. His big break came when he was selected to play the lead in the musical Godspell in 1971. Derringer also recorded and played on a studio album and a live album with Johnny Winter in the Johnny Winter Band, and also with Edgar Winter in the mid-1970s after guitarist Ronnie Montrose left the Edgar Winter Band. Born in London, real name David Cook, he failed in his first attempt at stardom. 1 hit "Hang On Sloopy" in the summer of 1965, knocking "Yesterday" by The Beatles out of the top spot. David Essex (born July 23, 1947) is a British actor and singer who has enjoyed a varied career.

When he was just 17, his band "The McCoys" recorded the No. Rick Derringer (Rick Zehringer) is an American guitarist, vocalist, and entertainer born at Fort Recovery, Ohio.

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