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1986-1987Best Texas Recordings

Album of the Year
Fabulous Thunderbirds, Tuff Enuff

Timbuk3, Greetings from Timbuk 3
Eric Johnson, Tones
Woodshock compilation with Daniel Johnston, Cargo Cult, Crybabys, Dharma Bums, Hickoids
True Believers, True Believers
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Live Alive
Glitch Sampler, Vol. II: The Class of '86
Tailgators, Mumbo Jumbo
Glass Eye, Huge
Darden Smith, Native Soil
Cargo Cult, Strange Men Bearing Gifts
Lyle Lovett, Lyle Lovett
Scratch Acid, Just Keep Eating
Richard Patureau and the Bayou Bandits, Still Trying
Ponty Bone and the Squeezetones, Easy as Pie
Butthole Surfers, Rembrandt Pussyhorse
Dan Del Santo, Strength to Strength
Denny Freeman, Blues Cruise
Nanci Griffith, Last of the True Believers
Evan Johns and the H-Bombs, Evan Johns and the H-Bombs
Not for Sale, Not for Sale
Wild Seeds, Brave, Clean and Reverent

Best EP
Angela Strehli, Stranger Blues

Doctors' Mob, She Said
Flex, Flex
Teddy and the Tall Tops, On the Line
Ideals, Poor Man's ZZ Top
Mike Shea and Razor Talk, Animal Age
How to Kiss, How to Kiss
Jam Scam, Jam Scam

Best Single
Timbuk3, "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"/"I'll Do All Right"

The Fabulous Thunderbirds, "Tuff Enuff"/"Look at That"
The Fabulous Thunderbirds, "Wrap It Up"/"True Love"
Timbuk3, "Life Is Hard"
The Fabulous Thunderbirds, "Why Get Up?"/"I Don't Care"
Not For Sale, "A Taste of Honey"/"Nuevo Lardeo Sincerity"
Killer Bees, "Groovin'"
Eric Johnson, "Off My Mind"/"Zap"
Kathy and the Kilowatts, "Sweet Lovin' Daddy"/Vacancy (In My Heart)"
Texas Instruments, "The Thing in Apt. B"/"Good Times in Rhythm"
Joe Miranda and the Hurricanes, "Best In Me"/"Back Home (Texas Bound)"
Tom X, "Lost in North Austin"/"Lucille and Leroy"
Lyle Lovett, "Cowboy Man"

Best Tape
Tanz Waffen, Tanz Waffen

Jerry Jeff Walker, Gypsy Songman
Mark Luke Daniels, Is Anyone Daniels
Texas Instruments, Texas Instruments
Beat Meters, Mistress of Meter
Daniel Johnston, Continued Story
Trained Ants, Authorized Bootleg
Steve Parkess, Bevo in Orbit
Various artists, Hidden Agendas
Christine Albert, Across the Miles
Not Daniel Johnston, Hi, How Are You?
East of Eden, Snatches of the Visible Unreal

Song of the Year
Timbuk3, "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"

Fabulous Thunderbirds, "Tuff Enuff"
Timbuk3, "Life is Hard"
Fabulous Thunderbirds, "Wrap It Up"
Bill Carter and the Blame/Stevie Ray Vaughan, "Willie the Wimp"
True Believers, "Hard Road"
14K, "I Wanna Rock"
Doctors' Mob, "Poison"
Joe Miranda and the Hurricanes, "Best In Me"

Best Performing Bands
Best Austin Musicians
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