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Blues: Electric Blues Blues: Texas Style Moods: Mood: Upbeat

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Lightning Red & Thunder Blues

Lightning Red was a Blues music artist who performed nationally and internationally touring England, Ireland, Switzerland, France, Scandinavia, Croatia, Germany, Holland, Australia, and New Zealand.

Red played electric 6-string guitar and Bass guitar and prided himself on his song writing skills. Red sang lead vocals and fronted his own bands on & off for nearly 50 years!

Red's early Blues music influences in the 1970's included Luther Allison, who Red performed with and learned from.

Red recorded 8 albums of mostly original music. His entire life was shaped by an insatiable passion for Blues music, of mostly traditional Blues.
Red was adored by many Blues music fans across the world.

Red and his wife Deborah first came to Austin, TX in 1977 from the Chicago area. After recently living in Iowa for 8 years, they both returned back to Austin in December 2015.

Lightning Red (Wayne Bak) passed away on July 6th, 2016 at the age of 67 after a long 8-year battle with prostate cancer.