Monday, April 03, 2006

Texas Music Awards 2006

The recently announced 4th annual Texas Music Awards included several Dylan-cover related items of interest:

Recipient of the "Rising Star Award" was Clay DuBose, whose album These Days included a nice cover of I Threw It All Away featuring piano by Garth Hudson of The Band.
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Named "Singer/Songwriter Of The Year" was Hayes Carll, who frequently plays When I Paint My Masterpiece in his live shows. Several downloadable performances can be found listed in the Dylan Covers DataBase.

One of the nominees for "Record Of The Year" was the reggae-fied Knockin' On Heaven's Door by Shy Blakeman and the Whiskey Fever Band. The single from their album The Southern Roots Revival reached #9 on the Texas Music charts.
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