Top 10 Decade/Local

Top 10 Decade/Local


Greg Beets

1. Fuckemos, Fuckemos Can Kill You (Rise)

2. Don Walser, The Archive Series (Watermelon)

3. K. McCarty, Dead Dog's Eyeball (Bar None)

4. Texas Tornados (Reprise)

5. Daniel Johnston, Artistic Vice (ShimmyDisc)

6. The Golden Arm Trio (Shamrock/Jinx)

7. Sons of Hercules, Hits for the Misses (Unclean)

8. Craig Ross, Dead Spy Report (MCA)

9. Crust (Trance Syndicate)

Top 10 Decade/Local

10. Wannabes, Popsucker (Dejadisc)


Christopher Gray

1. Miss Lavelle White, It Haven't Been Easy (Antone's)

2. Prescott Curlywolf, funanimal world (Freedom)

3. Wannabes, Popsucker (Dejadisc)

4. Robert Earl Keen, Picnic (Arista Austin)

5. Kiss Offs, Goodbye Private Life (Peek-a-Boo)

6. Shoulders, The Fun Never Stops (SD)

7. Asylum Street Spankers, Nasty Novelties (Watermelon)

8. Jackofire, The Destruction of Squaresville (Estrus)

9. Sincola EP (Rise)

10. The Gourds, "Gin and Juice"


Top 10 Decade/Local

Raoul Hernandez

1. Don Walser, Archive Series Vol. 1 & 2 (Watermelon)

2. Willie Nelson, Spirit (Island)

3. Alejandro Escovedo, Gravity (Watermelon)

4. Jimmie Dale Gilmore, After Awhile (Elektra)

5. Lucinda Williams, Sweet Old World (Rough Trade)

6. Toni Price, Swim Away (Antone's)

7. Jon Dee Graham, Escape From Monster Island (Freedom)

8. Spoon, A Series of Sneaks (Elektra)

9. Fastball, Make Your Mama Proud (Hollywood)

10. (tie) Where the Pyramid Meets the Eye: A Tribute to Roky Erickson (Warner Bros.)/K. McCarty, Dead Dog's Eyeball (Bar None)


Christopher Hess

1. James McMurtry, It Had to Happen (Sugar Hill)
Top 10 Decade/Local

2. The Gourds, Dem's Good Beeble (Watermelon)

3. Bad Livers, Industry and Thrift (Sugar Hill)

4. Spoon, Telephono (Matador)

5. Ed Hall, Motherscratcher (Trance Syndicate)

6. Elias Haslanger, Kicks Are for Kids (Heart Music)

7. Starfish, Stellar Sonic Solutions (Trance Syndicate)

8. Butch Hancock, You Coulda Walked Around the World (Rainlight)

9. Patty Griffin, Living With Ghosts (Arista)

10. Hamell on Trial, Big as Life (Mercury)


Andy Langer

1. Jon Dee Graham, Escape From Monster Island (Freedom)

2. Fastball, All the Pain Money Can Buy (Hollywood)

Top 10 Decade/Local

3. Spoon, Telephono (Matador)

4. Doyle Bramhall II (Geffen)

5. David Garza, 4-Track Manifesto (Wide Open)

6. Alejandro Escovedo, Gravity (Watermelon)

7. Prescott Curlywolf, 6ix Ways To Sunday (Mercury)

8. Arc Angels (Geffen)

9. Soulhat, Good To Be Gone (Epic)

10. Kelly Willis, Fading Fast EP (A&M)


David Lynch

1. Bad Livers, Hogs on the Highway (Sugar Hill)

2. 81é2 Souvenirs, Happy Feet (second edition) (Continental)

3. Drums & Tuba, Box Fetish (T.E.C. Tones)

Top 10 Decade/Local

4. Willie Nelson, Teatro (Island)

5. Claudia Williams & the Voices of Christ, Jesus I Love You (True Vision)

6. Courtney Audain, Fuze

7. Futura, Live 3.11.99, The Hermes Bootleg (Futura Music)

8. Terry Bozzio, Drawing the Circle

9. Kamran Hooshmand & 1001 Nights, Salaam

10. Inkululeko


Margaret Moser

1. Ministry with Gibby Haynes, "Jesus Built My Hotrod" (Sire)

2. Toni Price, Swim Away (Antone's)

3. Sue Foley, Big City Blues (Antone's)

4. Lucinda Williams, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (Mercury)

Top 10 Decade/Local

5. Doug Sahm, The Last Real Texas Blues Band (Antone's)

6. Vaughan Brothers, Family Style (Epic)

7. Marcia Ball, Lou Ann Barton, Angela Strehli, Dreams Come True (Antone's)

8. True Believers, Hard Road (Rykodisc)

9. Jean Caffeine, Knocked Down 7 Times Got Up 8

10. Jo Carol Pierce, Bad Girls Upset by the Truth


Jerry Renshaw

1. Don Walser, Down at the Sky-Vue Drive-In (Sire)

2. Dale Watson, Blessed or Damned (HighTone)

3. Junior Brown, Semi Crazy (MCG/Curb)

4. Fuckemos, Fuckemos Can Kill You (Rise)

5. Agony Column, Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles

Top 10 Decade/Local

6. The Bad Livers, Delusions of Banjer (Quarterstick)

7. Stretford, Crossing the Line (Unclean)

8. The Gourds, Dem's Good Beeble (Watermelon)

9. Sons of Hercules, Hits for the Misses (Unclean)

10. Derailers, Reverb Deluxe (Sire)


Jay Trachtenberg

1. T.D. Bell & Erbie Bowser, It's About Time (Spindletop)

2. Tony Campise, Bebop, Ballads, Blues & Beyond (Heart Music)

3. W.C. Clark, Texas Soul (Blacktop)

4. Doug Hall, Three Wishes (Igmod)

5. Hamell on Trial, Big as Life (Mercury)

6. Wayne Hancock, Thunderstorms and Neon Signs (Dejadisc)

7. Elias Haslanger, Kicks Are for Kids (Heart Music)

8. Michael E. Johnson & The Killer Bees, Love Songs for Amerika (Massive Music)

9. Doug Sahm, The Last Real Texas Blues Band (Antone's)

10. Fred Sanders, East of Vilbig (Leaning House)

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