David Beebe's Matagorda Island Discs

(In which locals sound off on the ten records they would take to Matagorda Island, the nearest major unpopulated sandbar to Houston.)

In our second installment, David Beebe of Banana Blender Surprise and the El Orbits weighs in from his trailer in Marfa:

"This is a tough one, but since I'm basically in a desert (and an Airstream) and the nearest airport is three hours away, I may be more equipped to answer this than most."

In no particular order:

1) Los Lobos: Colossal Head

2) Johnny Guitar Watson: What the Hell Is This?

3) The B-52's: B-52's

4) Curtis Mayfield: Curtis/Live!

5) Texas Tornados: Four Aces

6) Frank Sinatra/Count Basie:It Might As Well Be Swing

7) Fabulous Thunderbirds: T-Bird Rhythm

8) The Blazers: Just For You

9) NRBQ: At Yankee Stadium

10) ZZ Top: Tejas

(Want your own picks to appear in this space? Send them to john.lomax@houstonpress.com. You can write about your picks as much or as little as you want.)

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