1983-1984Best of the Year

Band of the Year
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

2. Big Boys
3. Dan Del Santo & His Professors of Pleasure
4. Ernie Sky & the K-Tels
5. Charlie Sexton & the Eager Beaver Boys
6. LeRoi Brothers
7. Fabulous Thunderbirds
8. Standing Waves
9. Pressure
10. Rank and File
11. Joe "King" Carrasco & the Crowns
12. The Pool

Best New Band
Whoa! Trigger

2. Effect
3. True Believers
4. Love Pretzels
5. Jesse Sublett's Secret Six
6. Commandos
7. Bobby Mack & Night Train
8. Amazon
9. Freefall
10. Coupe de Ville

Musician of the Year
Stevie Ray Vaughan

2. Charlie Sexton
3. Dan Del Santo
4. Joe "King" Carrasco
5. Tomas Ramirez (Jazzmanian Devil)
6. Biscuit (Big Boys)
7. Butch Hancock
8. Van Wilks

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