Rick Derringer (born Ricky Dean Zehringer; August 5, 1947) is an American guitarist, vocalist, Grammy Award-winning producer and writer of several hit songs. He came to prominence in the 1960s as founding member of his band, The McCoys. At that time, they were taken to New York City to record what became the number one hit song "Hang On Sloopy". The McCoys then had seven songs that charted in the top 100, including versions of "Fever" and "Come On Let’s Go".
|Full name at birth||
Ricky Dean Zehringer
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
17 August 1947
|Place of birth||
Fort Recovery, Ohio, United States
Musician, songwriter, producer
5' 4" (163 cm)
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