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Rick Derringer

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Rick Derringer (born Richard Zehringer) is an American guitarist and vocalist. When he was seventeen years old, his band The McCoys recorded "Hang on Sloopy" in the summer of 1965, which became the number one song in America before "Yesterday" by The Beatles knocked it out of the top spot.


Released: 1970


Event Date Venue City Region Country
Aerosmith 12/11/1977 Montréal Forum Montréal Quebec Canada
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 07/14/1978 The Palladium NYC New York USA
Van Halen 08/03/1978 Lubbock Municipal Auditorium Lubbock Texas USA
Oklahoma Jam 1978 08/06/1978 Oklahoma State Fair Arena Oklahoma City Oklahoma USA
Atlanta Rhythm Section 08/18/1978 Dothan Civic Center Dothan Alabama USA
Derringer 09/30/1978 California Theatre San Diego California USA
Derringer 10/11/1978 Texas Opry House Houston Texas USA
The Ramones 12/30/1978 Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Santa Cruz California USA
New Year's Show 12/31/1978 Cow Palace Daly City California USA
Derringer 01/21/1979 Agora Ballroom (Y) Youngstown Ohio USA
Derringer 02/03/1979 Tower Theater Upper Darby Pennsylvania USA
Styx 11/10/1979 Boston Garden Boston Massachusetts USA
Utopia 01/01/1980 Richfield Coliseum Richfield Ohio USA
Rick Derringer 01/26/1980 Rainbow Music Hall Denver Colorado USA
Rick Derringer 02/01/1980 Armadillo World Headquarters Austin Texas USA
Rick Derringer 02/16/1980 Agora Ballroom (ATL) Atlanta Georgia USA
Rick Derringer 04/22/1980 Mancini's Lounge McKees Rocks Pennsylvania USA
Rick Derringer 12/06/1980 Reseda Country Club Reseda California USA
ZZ Top 01/03/1981 Mid-South Coliseum Memphis Tennessee USA
Rick Derringer 01/21/1981 The Ritz (1) NYC New York USA
Edgar Winter 09/18/1981 JB Scott's Albany New York USA
Rick Derringer 02/07/1982 Palace Saloon New Orleans Louisiana USA
Carmine Appice / Rick Derringer 03/26/1982 Uptown Theatre (KC) Kansas City Missouri USA
Carmine Appice / Rick Derringer 03/31/1982 Heaven Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Rick Derringer 09/29/1982 Hullabaloo Renssalaer New York USA