The Catching-Up List:

2005 Pioneer Award:

Richard Porter/Eddie Williams & The Poor Boys (Odessa)

2006 Pioneer Award: The Picks (John Pickering, Bill Pickering & Bob Lapham)

2007 Pioneer Award: Junior Pelzel (San Angelo)

2005 Entertainer of the Year: The Sundown High School Band (State Champs)

2006 Entertainer of the Year: The Tim Kreitz Band (Midland)

Entertainer of the Year: Joe “Sonny” West (Abilene)

2008 Entertainer of the Year: Cory Bevins Band (Abilene)

Special Recognition Award:Paul Davidson (Levelland)

Special Recognition Award: William “Bill” Griggs (Lubbock)

Special Recognition Award: Maggie Scales (Amarillo)

Special Recognition Award: Lynn Massey (San Angelo)

Special Recognition Award: Michael Henry Martin (Abilene)

Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Mack (Shamrock)

Since we’ve made every effort to contact the above recipients including sending them e-mails…if we fail to receive a response (needing an address) their award plaque will be put on hold.

Rolling Stone Magazine Top 100 Albums

Out of all of Elvis’s albums you might be surprised which one was rated the highest? “The Sun Sessions” #11. John Lennon was quoted saying: “Before Elvis There Was Nothing” Later Lennon said: “The Sun sessions were Elvis’ best work”