1989-1990Best Austin Musicians

Best Acoustic Guitar
Rich Brotherton

Eric Johnson
Marvin Denton
David Halley
Darden Smith
Gene Williams
Alejandro Escovedo
Champ Hood
Mike Landschoot
Butch Hancock

Best Bass Guitar
J.D. Foster

Sarah Brown
Jimmy Pettit
Terry McBride
Roland Denny
Keith Carper
Dennis Ford
Brad Hudson
Quentin Oliver
Brad Taylor

Best Drums/Percussion
Paul Pearcy

Mike Buck
George Rains
Tommy Taylor
Davis McLarty
Wes Starr
Joey Machado
Dave Mider
Glen Benavides

Best Electric Guitar
David Grissom

Eric Johnson
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Jesse Taylor
Ian Moore
Chris Duarte
Derek O'Brien
John Porter
Joe Eddy Hines
Dave Sebree

Best Female Vocals
Tish Hinojosa

Marcia Ball
Lou Ann Barton
Rosie Flores
Kris McKay
Kelly Willis
Angela Strehli
Betty Elders
Kathy McCarty

Best Horns
Tomás Ramírez Tasmanian Devil

Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff
Dave Crawford
Alex Coke
John Mills
Joe Morales
Rick Dis & Dave Savage
Jon Blondell
Bobby Keyes
Kirk Whalum

Best Keyboards
Marcia Ball

Reese Wynans
Floyd Domino
Pete Gordon
Danny Levin
Stanton Hoffman
Mel Brown
Shawn Ellison
James Polk

Best Male Vocals
Joe Ely

Hal Michael Ketchum
Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Darden Smith
David Halley
Ted Roddy
Jason McMaster
Jimmy LaFave
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Don Turnley

Best Miscellaneous Instrument
Paul Glasse (mandolin)

Ponty Bone (accordion)
Erik Hokkanen (fiddle)
Danny Barnes (banjo)
Gary Primich (harmonica)
James Fenner (percussion)
John Treanor (rub-board)
Susan Voelz (violin)
Kim Wilson (harmonica)
Beth Gallagher (flute)

Best Songwriter
Butch Hancock

Bill Carter and Ruth Ellsworth
David Halley
Joe McDermott
Jimmy LaFave
Jo Carol Pierce
Joe Ely
Tish Hinojosa
James McMurtry
Alejandro Escovedo

Musician of the Decade
Stevie Ray Vaughan

Joe Ely
Eric Johnson
Butch Hancock
Willie Nelson
Lyle Lovett
Jason McMaster

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