THE BRIGHTEST LONESTARS

A Listmania! list by Avalon Don "Avalon Don" (Huntington Beach, California United States)
The list author says: "The roots and rock of Texas. The people are very honest and straightforward. Great BBQ's!....."
Revolutions Of Time: The Journey 1975-1993
1.  Revolutions Of Time: The Journey 1975-1993 by Willie Nelson
The list author says:
  "Redefined country music by adding pop,jazz,folk,blues and soul.  This box set is a very respectable overview of his career.  Willie even challenges the rockers a little on  "Still Still Movin' To Me"."
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In the Beginning
2.  In the Beginning by Stevie Ray Vaughan
The list author says:
  "He took the blues to new heights.  This live album takes care of business, but drink a couple cups of coffee first."
$12.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Janis
3.  Janis by Janis Joplin
The list author says:
  "The greatest female blues rocker that ever walked the planet.  A solid box set with some good songs and alternate takes that were never previously released."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Blues Masters: The Very Best of
4.  Blues Masters: The Very Best of by Lightnin' Hopkins
The list author says:
  "The Mojo Hand was the door opener to modern Texas Blues and the so called shuffle."
$11.83   Used & New from: $2.78
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Johnny Winter
5.  Johnny Winter by Johnny Winter
The list author says:
  "Defies the word human with his speedy, slide guitar, slinging style.  Johnny is in the same league as Jimi and Stevie, but the only difference is he lived."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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Buddy Holly: Greatest Hits
6.  Buddy Holly: Greatest Hits by Buddy Holly
The list author says:
  "Buddy's music sounds just as fresh today as the 50's.  He'd problaby be on country radio, if he was still around."
$14.98   Used & New from: $0.23
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

T-Bone Blues
7.  T-Bone Blues by T-Bone Walker
The list author says:
  "Before B.B., this blues/jazz showman effectively made singing equal to his well respected guitar work.  This CD is not the least bit dated."
$12.57   Used & New from: $4.63
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Fandango
8.  Fandango by ZZ Top
The list author says:
  "A three piece band that sounds like six.  They make good use of feedback which still sounds like music and not noise."
$15.62   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Young Girl Blues
9.  Young Girl Blues by Sue Foley
The list author says:
  "A one time Austin based Canadian plays one mean guitar, which up to this point is not fully appreciated.  Don't play "Young Girl Blues" before noon."
$13.98   Used & New from: $1.97
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Boats to Build
10.  Boats to Build by Guy Clark
The list author says:
  "A superstar to those who love him.  Clark's straight talk songwriting is a musical novel.  "Boats To Build" is his most uptempo release."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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The Essential Waylon Jennings
11.  The Essential Waylon Jennings by Waylon Jennings
The list author says:
  "This outlaw did it his way.  "Essential" is his best collection even with "Luckenbach" missing.  "Whatever Happened To The Blues" showed Waylon could still do it in the 90's."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Read My Lips
12.  Read My Lips by Lou Ann Barton
The list author says:
  "A nasty blues singer who is a perfect fit for Austin's 6th St. club district.  "Read My Lips" with a little help from Jimmy Vaughn, The Thunderbirds and others "Kicks ___"."
$13.98   Used & New from: $3.88
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Ultimate Collection
13.  Ultimate Collection by Delbert McClinton
The list author says:
  "The "Ultimate" musicians musician had been doing it all along in his home state.  However, it took collaborations with Bonnie Raitt and later Blues recordings before Delbert became a household name."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Driftin Blues: Best of
14.  Driftin Blues: Best of by Charles Brown
The list author says:
  "A piano player with a "Too Sweet" vocal approach for listeners that are moved by mellow midnight music."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Other Voices Other Rooms
15.  Other Voices Other Rooms by Nanci Griffith
The list author says:
  "An outstanding songwriter with a timeless sound who's aged gracefully from the rural area of Seguin and proud to be from Texas.  "Voices" and "True Believers" are her best."
$15.73   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

Wanted! The Outlaws
16.  Wanted! The Outlaws by Waylon Jennings
The list author says:
  "The added bonus tracks double the length of the original album and make for a good purchase on CD."
$5.99   Used & New from: $1.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews)

Rear View Mirror
17.  Rear View Mirror by Townes Van Zandt
The list author says:
  "The son of an oilman who was "The Man" when it comes to songwriting.  "Rear View Mirror" is the best place to start."
$36.62   Used & New from: $0.49
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Mercury Poise: 1988-95
18.  Mercury Poise: 1988-95 by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "A special talent who needs to get her career back on track.  Michelle titled this "Mercury Poisoning" as a parting shot at her record company over artistic control.   They adjusted it to "Poise"."
$14.99   Used & New from: $0.84
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Original Peacock Recordings
19.  Original Peacock Recordings by Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
The list author says:
  "The Gate clicked on all cylinders on this one.  To stay on his goodside avoid lumping this multi-instrumentalist ( guitar, violin, harmonica ) in "The Blues Only" catagory."
$11.88   Used & New from: $5.59
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Together at the Bluebird Café
20.  Together at the Bluebird Café by Townes Van Zandt
The list author says:
  "A twenty song acoustic showcase with a Coffeehouse type sound and two-thirds Texas representation.  I'm jealous of the lucky fans in attendance that night."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

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Asleep at the Wheel - 20 Greatest Hits
21.  Asleep at the Wheel - 20 Greatest Hits by Asleep At The Wheel
The list author says:
  "A very good collection from the western swing outfit who took the torch from the late, great Bob Wills.  This one covers most of their best spanning three decades."
$7.00   Used & New from: $2.35
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Blonde & Blue
22.  Blonde & Blue by Angela Strehli
The list author says:
  "If you like smooth singers, Angela is as good as it gets.  "Blonde And Blue" is her best so far.  "The First Lady Of Texas Blues"."
$11.88   Used & New from: $2.07
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Hot Stuff: The Greatest Hits
23.  Hot Stuff: The Greatest Hits by Fabulous Thunderbirds
The list author says:
  "Great auto driving music.  "The Thunderbirds" had an allstar cast of players over the years who have also shined individually.  Kim Wilson is considered by some the best ever harmonica player."
$9.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Rockabilly Filly
24.  Rockabilly Filly by Rosie Flores
The list author says:
  "The perfect album for a backyard party, highways or working in the garage.  Rosie makes rockabilly hip in the 90's like the Stray Cats did in the 80's.  Wanda Jackson is  one of many featured guests."
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Live In Texas
25.  Live In Texas by Lyle Lovett
The list author says:
  "A "Hot Texas Night" of music with a special appearance by Rickie Lee Jones."
$39.89   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

Swim Away
26.  Swim Away by Toni Price
The list author says:
  "The rest....."
$28.49   Used & New from: $0.96
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

T-Bird Rhythm
27.  T-Bird Rhythm by Fabulous Thunderbirds
$13.13   Used & New from: $8.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Texas Campfire Takes
28.  Texas Campfire Takes by Michelle Shocked
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Born to Be Blue
29.  Born to Be Blue by Toni Price
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Unshaven: Live at Smiths Olde Bar
30.  Unshaven: Live at Smiths Olde Bar by Billy Joe Shaver
$9.48   Used & New from: $1.60
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Tales From Austin Motel
31.  Tales From Austin Motel by Debbie Davies
$17.98   Used & New from: $0.89
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Progressive Blues Experiment
32.  Progressive Blues Experiment by Johnny Winter
$9.93   Used & New from: $3.31
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Dreams Come True
33.  Dreams Come True by Angela Strehli
$9.66   Used & New from: $3.13
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Lookin for Trouble
34.  Lookin for Trouble by Kim Wilson
$16.70   Used & New from: $2.43
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Smokin Joint
35.  Smokin Joint by Kim Wilson
$16.23   Used & New from: $2.79
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Thunderstorms & Neon Signs
36.  Thunderstorms & Neon Signs by Wayne Hancock
$13.72   Used & New from: $8.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Continental Stomp
37.  Continental Stomp by Hot Club of Cowtown
$11.90   Used & New from: $2.35
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Wheels of Fortune
38.  Wheels of Fortune by Flatlanders
$13.98   Used & New from: $1.83
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Hot Tamale Baby
39.  Hot Tamale Baby by Marcia Ball
$15.12   Used & New from: $5.47
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Antone's 20th Anniversary
40.  Antone's 20th Anniversary by Antone's 20th Anniversary
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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