Both Pat and his brother Candido "Lolly" Vasquez-Vegas played in local bands. Find Redbone bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Funk-, folk-, and blues-driven rock band formed… Pat Vegas was born in Coalinga, California. Native American rock band Redbone is a member of the Native American Hall of Fame, as well as the legendary Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian.

Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1974 with the song, Come and Get Your Love . The band referenced Cajun and New Orleans culture many times in their lyrics and performing style. In october 2017 I had the chance to meet Pat and Acela in Los Angeles.

Redbone was a Native American rock group that was most active in the 1970s. Redbone still present Pat Vegas has continued to write music over the years. Their hit song "Come and Get Your Love" has been featured in popular movies and TV commercials. The brothers were originally from Fresno, CA. They reached the Top 5 on the U.S. Pat and Redbone were honored during the Native American Music Awards 2008.

Some tunes had been recorded since 1980, with Lolly of course, but also with Tony bellamy for some songs.

The name Redbone is a joking reference to a Cajun term for a mixed-race person, the band's members being a mixture of Native American and Mexican heritage. The name Redbone itself is a joking reference to a Cajun term for a mixed-race person ("half-breed"), the band's members being of mixed blood ancestry.

He was originally known as Patrick Vasquez-Vegas.

Pat was inducted into the Hall Of Fame with special honors at Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls, New York. Redbone was a Los Angeles-based band led by Native American Pat and Lolly Vegas, both lead singers who had previously worked under their own names, appearing in the 1965 film It's a Bikini World prior to forming Redbone, an all-Native band, at the encouragement of Jimi Hendrix.Their first success with Redbone came in 1970 with "Maggie" on Epic. Redbone Coonhound, a swift, dark-red coonhound (a dog bred to hunt raccoons) Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Redbone . American rock band formed in 1969 in Los Angeles, California by brothers Pat Vegas and Lolly Vegas.