All American Boy (album)

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All American Boy
Studio album by Rick Derringer
Released October 1973
Recorded 1973 at Caribou Ranch, Nederland, CO
Genre Rock, hard rock, Blues rock
Length 44:28
Label Blue Sky
Producer Bill Szymczyk, Rick Derringer
Rick Derringer chronology
All American Boy
Spring Fever
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Džuboks (favorable)[2]

All American Boy is the debut solo studio album by Rick Derringer, it was released on Blue Sky Records in late 1973. "Joy Ride" and "Time Warp" (not to be confused with The Rocky Horror Picture Show song) are instrumentals.

Critical reception[edit]

Reviewing for AllMusic, critic Cub Koda wrote of the album "this is simply Rick Derringer's most focused and cohesive album, a marvelous blend of rockers, ballads, and atmospheric instrumentals.", and they added that it was "one of the great albums of the '70s that fell between the cracks."[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Rick Derringer; except where indicated

  1. "Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo"[4] - 3:43
  2. "Joy Ride" - instrumental - 1:50
  3. "Teenage Queen" - 3:31
  4. "Cheap Tequila" - 2:44
  5. "Uncomplicated" - 3:40
  6. "Hold" (Derringer, Patti Smith) - 3:12
  7. "The Airport Giveth (The Airport Taketh Away)" - 2:49
  8. "Teenage Love Affair" - 3:20
  9. "It's Raining" - 2:05
  10. "Time Warp" - instrumental - 2:53
  11. "Slide On Over Slinky" - 4:21
  12. "Jump, Jump, Jump" - 6:00



  1. ^ Coda, Cub. All American Boy at AllMusic
  2. ^ "All American Boy - Rick Derringer". Džuboks (in Serbian). Gornji Milanovac: Dečje novine (5 (second series)): 22. 
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  4. ^ This song first appeared on the album Johnny Winter And from artist Johnny Winter. Rick Derringer played guitar and sang vocals for that album.