Bartenders' Pick: the Best and Worst of Austin
Casino Eighmey, Casino El Camino
Best: "Barbaretta," Love Letter
Worst: "I remove 'em before it gets to that point."
Inger Olson, Deep Eddy
Best: "Loving You," the Mavericks; "Draw Your Brakes," The Harder They Come soundtrack
Worst: "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)," Bruce Springsteen; "Warm Beer and Cold Women," Tom Waits. "I hate that song."
Jen Ellis, Lovejoy's
Best: "Keg Party at the Lake," Voltage
Worst: "As much as I love Johnny Cash, and I do love Johnny Cash, that damn `Ring of Fire' got to be more than I could take."
Emo Hartman, Emo's
Best: "Security," the Effigies
Worst: "Where It's At," Beck. "When you hear it nonstop ... "
John Henry, Horseshoe Lounge
Best: Any of the Patsy Thompson
Worst: "They play `Pancho and Lefty' way too much."
Frances Lala, Lala's
Best: "I like 'em all."
Worst: "I like 'em all."
Conan Lanon, Casino El Camino
Best: "I like NoMeansNo, Nirvana, the Propellerheads."
Worst: "These Boots Are Made for Walking," Nancy Sinatra
Anna LeDoux, Poodle Dog Lounge
Best: "In Another's Eyes," Garth Brooks
Worst: "Window Shopping," Hank Williams. "I can't stand Hank Williams."
Archer Nielson, Carousel Lounge
Best: "El Paso," Marty Robbins
Worst: "Brown-Eyed Girl," Van Morrison. "They play that 500 times a night. I hate that song."
Kelly Quinney, Lovejoy's
Best: "Up for the Down Stroke," Parliament
Worst: "Guitars, Cadillacs ... ," Dwight Yoakam. "It just gets played all the damn time."