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Rick Derringer

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Johnny Winter: On Music, Hype and Happiness

Interview by John Morthland, Rolling Stone, 15 October 1970

FOR TOO long there, it seemed to Johnny Winter like he would never be known for his music as much as he would be known ...

Johnny Winter: Behind the Scene With Steve Paul

Report and Interview by Ed McCormack, Rolling Stone, 14 October 1971

THE BIG dusty black Cadillac limousine comes rolling around the comer at Twenty-First Street, turns into the dimly-lighted stage-set stillness of Gramercy Park East, and ...

Eight People Go Crazy at Same Time: Edgar White's White Trash

Interview by Danny Goldberg, Creem, December 1971

EDGAR WINTER'S White Trash is probably the best evidence this side of Grand Funk that rock is not dead. An unbelievable bunch of Southerners who ...

Rick Derringer: All-American Boy

Review by Lenny Kaye, Rolling Stone, 6 December 1973

THE OLD LITANY of the man with the cigar ("C'mere kid I'm gone make you a star") has been recited so often that it might ...

All American: Rick Derringer

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 15 December 1973

RICK ZEHRINGER, one time leader of the McCoys, is now better known as Rick Derringer, the All American Boy. Through his work with Johnny and ...

Rick Derringer: A Real Mccoy

Interview by Glenn O'Brien, Rolling Stone, 20 December 1973

NEW YORK – Elizabeth Derringer is married to Rick Derringer. Rick Derringer is a rock star. He has been since he was the 15-year-old guitarist ...

Rick Derringer The Real McCoy

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 16 March 1974

From 'Hang On Sloopy' to the Winter Brothers – and now Rick Derringer's got a hit US single and album ...

Rick Derringer: The Irony of the Hootchie Koo

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Rolling Stone, 11 April 1974

NEW YORK — "I never expected 'Rock and Roll Hootchie Koo' to do so well commercially," said Rick Derringer, the single's writer as well as ...

Rick Derringer: All American Boy

Review by Gary Sperrazza!, Shakin' Street Gazette, June 1974

AND THE PATTERN continues: to rock music cultists, the real excitement and spotlights do not always lie with the finished product, the hit single. It ...

Edgar Winter Unleashes A Superstar Rock Band With Shock Treatment

Interview by Michael Gross, Circus, July 1974

When the Edgar Winter group exploded onto the record charts last year, few people expected the band to emerge as a whole triumvirate of rock ...

Rick Derringer

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 27 July 1974

Take one midget, add a small guitar, wind him up and hear him talk ...

Rick Derringer: Giddy With Spring Fever

Review and Interview by Michael Gross, Circus, June 1975

RICK DERRINGER's Manhattan home reflects nothing that might he called "rock star chic". Though his stereo set-up is large and an acoustic guitar may occasionally ...

The New Derringer: Rick Derringer & Cynthia Weil

Interview by Mitchell Cohen, Phonograph Record, June 1976


Derringer, Nils Lofgren: Schaefer Music Festival, Wollman Rink, New York NY

Live Review by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 9 September 1976

Central Park Rock & Roll, Hoochie Koo ...

Rick Derringer: This Man Is Aiming To Kill

Report and Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 25 September 1976

Excuse the pun – it's Rick Derringer, of course, knockin' 'em down with hardnose rock'n'roll. ...

Rick Derringer: Sweet Evil

Review by Robot A. Hull, Creem, May 1977

KNOW ABSOLUTELY zero zilch about this Rick Derringer cat 'cept the basic facts, mac – like he was once in the McCoys (Rick's been told ...

Rock Stars Talk Back

Comment by Susan Whitall, Creem, May 1977

Dozens listen. ...

Mike Chapman: Producer

Interview by Harold Bronson, New York Rocker, September 1978

PRODUCER MIKE Chapman, once removed from his baronial digs in the hillier regions of Beverly Hills and ensconced in the recording studio, sheds his bemused ...

Rick Derringer: The Roxy, Los Angeles

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 23 February 1980

RICK DERRINGER, walking away with both the Alvin Lee Memorial Award and the Suzi Quatro lookalike rosette, played a set at The Roxy that shook ...

The Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp

Report and Interview by Bob Spitz, Delta Sky, December 1997

IT WASN'T UNTIL Friday night, when Frank Gonzales belted out a monster version of 'Double Vision', that everyone realized the significance-the true beauty of the ...

Cruisin' with Justin & the Fudge: Five Days at Sea with the Rock Boomers

Report by Mark Leviton, Rock's Backpages, February 2019

"I've realized audiences aren't listening to the lyrics of my first song – they're too busy trying to figure out how old I look..." Al ...

see also McCoys, The

see also Edgar Winter

see also Johnny Winter


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