|Thunder storms & Neon Signs|
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Thunderstorms & Neon Signs is the debut album by American country musician Wayne Hancock, released in 1995 on Dejadisc. It was reissued by Ark21 in 1998. The album’s title track was covered by Hank Williams III on his debut album Risin' Outlaw .
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All songs written by Wayne Hancock; except where noted
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