Raoul Hernandez's Local Top Ten

1. Willie Nelson, Spirit (Island)

2. Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Braver Newer World (Elektra)

3. Spoon, Telephono (Matador)

4. Kimmie Rhodes, West Texas Heaven (Justice)

5. Libbi Bosworth, Outskirts of You (Freedom)

6. Derailers, Jackpot (Watermelon)

7. Alejandro Escovedo, With These Hands (Rykodisc)

8. Fastball, Make Your Mama Proud (Hollywood)

9. The American Analog Set, The Fun of Watching Fireworks (Trance Syndicate)

10. Craig Ross, Dead Spy Report (MCA)

Honorable Mentions: Dale Watson, Blessed or Damned, The Sons of Hercules, Hits for the Misses, Windsor for the Derby, Brown Hornet, Value Pak, Furry Things, The Big Saturday Illusion

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