1984-1985Best Texas Recordings

Album of the Year
Stevie Ray Vaughan, Couldn't Stand the Weather

Dan Del Santo, World Beat
Poison 13
Omar and the Howlers, I Told You So
Ten from Texas compilation
Robert Keen, No Kinda Dancer
Meat Joy, Meat Joy
The Pool, 333
Joe Ely, Hi-Res
The Offenders, Meat Joy, Jeffersons, Hickoids, Scratch Acid, Napalm, Technicolor Yawns, Metal Moo Cow
Joe "King" Carrasco and the Crowns, Bordertown
Austin Christmas Collection
Austin Lounge Lizards, Creatures from the Black Saloon
Alvin Crow and the Pleasant Valley Boys, Welcome to Texas
Takiy Orqo, La Sirena

Best EP
LeRoi Brothers, Forget About the Danger, Think of the Fun

Elouise Burrell and Trickle Down, Thinking About S.E.X./USASA
Glass Eye, Marlo
Debussy Fields, Achilles Hill
Butthole Surfers, PCPEP
Not for Sale, A Few Dollars More
Wild Seeds, Soul City
The Pool, Where Do We Go From Here?
Ponty Bone with Louis & the Legends, West Texas Squeeze Box Boogie
Randy Thornton, Thief in the Night

Best Single
Zeitgeist, "Freight Train Rain"/"Electra"

Denny Freeman with Angela Stehli and Kim Wilson, "Tired of TV"/"Time for a Change"
Roky Erickson, "Don't Slander Me"/"Starry Eyes"
Reflectors, "Rock and Roll Refugee"
Dan Del Santo, "Merci, Baby, Merci"
Offenders, "I Hate Myself"/"Bad Times"
Ernie Sky and the K-Tels, "The Spank"/"(You Got to Be) Serious"
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, "Cold Shot"/"Honey Bee"
Ike Ritter, "La Tunga"/"Coma Victim"
Blaze Foley, "Girl Scout Cookies"

Song of the Year
Zeitgeist, "Freight Train Rain"

Joe Ely, "Cool Rockin' Loretta"
Dan Del Santo, "World Beat"
Elouise Burrell and Trickle Down, "Thinking About S.E.X."
Debussy Fields, "Evil Infection"
Stevie Ray Vaughan, "Cold Shot"
Stevie Ray Vaughan, "Couldn't Stand the Weather"
Robert Keen, "No Kinda Dancer"
Reflectors, "Rock and Roll Refugee"
Meat Joy, "For When Love is Irrelevance"

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