Louisiana Red moved to Hanover, Germany in 1981, and maintained a busy recording and performing schedule through the subsequent decades into the new millennium, his 21st century releases including 2001's Driftin' on Earwig
, 2002's A Different Shade of Red on Severn
, 2004's Bad Case of the Blues on Mojo Tone, 2005's No Turn on Red on Hightone
and Hot Sauce on Red Lightnin'
, and 2008's Back to the Black Bayou (recorded in Norway with producer/guitarist Little Victor
) on Ruf
. He died in Germany in 2012 when his thyroid imbalance brought on a stroke. ~ Ron Wynn, Rovi