David Beebe's Matagorda Island Discs

John Nova Lomax

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

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