Decade Awards


Musician of the Decade

1. Stevie Ray Vaughan

2. Davíd Garza

3. Alejandro Escovedo

4. Eric Johnson

5. Ian Moore

6. Jimmie Vaughan

7. Jimmie Dale Gilmore

8. Abra Moore

9. Joe Ely

10. Doug Sahm


Album of the Decade

1. The Sky Is Crying, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

2. In Step, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

3. Piece of Your Soul, Storyville

4. Family Style, Vaughan Brothers

5. All the Pain Money Can Buy, Fastball

6. Swim, Toni Price

7. Hey, Toni Price

8. Strange Pleasure, Jimmie Vaughan

9. Strangest Places, Abra Moore

10. Across the Great Divide, Jo Carol Pierce


Single of the Decade

1. "Crossfire" by Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

2. "Tick Tock" by the Vaughan Brothers

3. "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin

4. "The Way" by Fastball

5. "Pepper" by the Butthole Surfers

6. "All Just to Get to You" by Joe Ely

7. "Sweet Nadine" by the Arc Angels

8. "Bluest Eyes" by Storyville

9. "Lust for Life" by the Bad Livers

10. "Hottest Thing in Town" by Shaver


Song of the Decade

1. "Crossfire" by Bill Carter, Ruth Ellsworth, Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon, and Reese Wynans for Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

2. "Life by the Drop" by Doyle Bramhall and Barbara Logan for Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

3. "Good Day for the Blues" by David Grissom for Storyville

4. "Tick Tock" by Jimmie Vaughan for the Vaughan Brothers

5. "The Way" by Tony Scalzo for Fastball

6. "Four Leaf Clover" by Abra Moore

7. "Tumbleweed" by Gwil Owen for Toni Price

8. "Just to Hear Your Voice" by Monte Warden for Toni Price

9. "Six Strings Down" by Jimmie Vaughan

10. "Help, I'm White" by Sammy Allred for the Geezinslaws


Band of the Decade

1. Storyville

2. Joe Ely

3. Arc Angels

4. Ian Moore

5. Fastball

6. Poi Dog Pondering

WRITE-IN VOTES:

7. Sister 7

8. Davíd Garza

9. Butthole Surfers

10. Texas Tornados


Best New Band

1. Storyville

2. Reckless Kelly

3. Terri Hendrix

4. The Arc Angels

5. Ugly Americans

6. Sixteen Deluxe

7. Mr. Fabulous & Casino Royale

8. Breedlove

9. Bouffant Jellyfish

10. Beat-O-Sonics


Male Vocals

1. Malford Milligan

2. Joe Ely

3. Jimmie Dale Gilmore

4. Monte Warden

WRITE-IN VOTES:

5. Don Walser

6. Bob Schneider

7. Lyle Lovett

8. Davíd Garza

9. Charlie Robison

10. Ian Moore


Bassist

1. Tommy Shannon

2. Sarah Brown

3. Speedy Sparks

4. J. D. Foster

WRITE-IN VOTES:

5. Glenn Fukunaga

6. Yoggie Musgrove

7. Jon Blondel

8. Kevin Smith

9. Roscoe Beck

10. Brad Fordham


Drummer

1. Chris Layton

2. Frosty

3. Paul Pearcy

WRITE-IN VOTES:

4. J.J.Johnson

6. George Rains

7. Lisa Pankratz

8. Brannen Temple

9. Davis McLarty

10. Donald Lindley


Female Vocalist

1. Toni Price

2. Kelly Willis

3. Lucinda Williams

4. Patrice Pike

5. Tish Hinojosa

6. Marcia Ball

7. Lisa Tingle

WRITE-IN VOTES:

8. Ana Egge

9. Sara Hickman

10. Julianna Sheffield


Songwriter of the Decade

1. Shawn Colvin

2. Will Sexton and Joe Ely

3. Butch Hancock

4. Alejandro Escovedo

5. Dale Watson

6. Tony Scalzo

7. Jo Carol Pierce

8. Monte Warden

WRITE-IN VOTES:

9. Townes Van Zandt

10. Doug Sahm


Guitarist of the Decade

1. Eric Johnson

2. Jimmie Vaughan

3. David Grissom

4. Ian Moore

WRITE-IN VOTES:

5. Stevie Ray Vaughan

6. Mitch Watkins

7. Derek O'Brien

8. Jesse Taylor

9. Paul Skelton

10. Guy Forsyth


Hall of Fame

1. Jon Dee Graham

2. James Polk

3. Ted Roddy

4. Tom & Charlene Hancock

5. Nash Hernandez

6. Tina Marsh

7. Speedy Sparks

8. Carolyn Hester

9. Tary Owens

10. Sara Hickman

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