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1987-1988Best Texas Recordings

Album of the Year
Joe Ely, Lord of the Highway

Reivers, Saturday
Omar and the Howlers, Hard Times in the Land of Plenty
Lyle Lovett, Lyle Lovett
Asleep at the Wheel, Ten
Killer Bees, Groovin'
Fabulous Thunderbirds, Hot Number
Butthole Surfers, Locust Abortion Technician
Doctors' Mob, Sophomore Slump

Best EP
Teddy & the Tall Tops, Crazy Date

Scratch Acid, Berserker
Hickoids, Hard Corn
Three On a Hill, Biting on Tinfoil

Best Single
Omar & the Howlers, "Hard Times in the Land of Plenty"

The Reivers, "In Your Eyes"
Joe Ely, "Lord of the Highway"
Timbuk 3, "All I Want for Christmas (Is World Peace)"
Big Bam Boo, "This Might Be the Big One"
Rhythm Rats, "I Wanna Spend the Night With Vanna White"
Joe Ely, "My Baby Thinks She's French"
Ron Rogers and the White Slave Boys, "My Ex Is On X"
Clay Baker, "Honky Tonk Heart"
Omar & the Howlers, "Dancing in the Canebreak"

Best Tape
Glass Eye, Glass Eye

Ballad Shambles, Ballad Shambles
Anneke, Romp
Sado, Bouquet of Metal
Weeds, The Thing on the Doorstep
Shoulders, Local Zoo
Tanz Waffen, Tanz Waffen 2
Lucky Tailors, Seamless Alterations
Fred Argir, Wall of Windows
Javelin Boot, The Mauve Album

Song of the Year
Omar & the Howlers, "Hard Times in the Land of Plenty"

Joe Ely, "Lord of the Highway"
Joe Ely, "My Baby Thinks She's French"
Raging Saint, "Raging Saint"
Big Bam Boo, "This Might Be the Big One"
Timbuk 3, "All I Want For Christmas (Is World Peace)"
The Reivers, "In Your Eyes"
The Reivers, "Secretariat"
Ernie "Sky" Gammage, "Absolutely Positively Austin"
Rhythm Rats, "I Wanna Spend the Night with Vanna White"

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