"Just to prove not all major dailies are out to lunch ... :)"
Not sure, exactly, why Jones didn't just call it his Top 20 of North Texas list and pick an album other than Escovedo's, but oh well.
Me? Gotta figure that, if we're including all of Texas, some Austinites who put out some great records this year (Shearwater, Okkervil River, What Made Milwaukee Famous and The Black Angels to name a few) should've made the cut. Either way, the lists are definitely worth checking out. --Pete Freedman