BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS 1988

Date: April 13, 1988
Venue: Wang Center, Boston

‘Twas a night to be proud of being from Boston.
Nearly everyone in Boston who has done something positive in the last year was recognized.

BMA:TV

Boston - More Than A Feeling
(Act of The Year)

WINNERS


Act of the Year

Boston


Rising Star

FarrenHeit


Major Album (Major Label)

"FarrenHeit" (FarrenHeit)



Debut Album (Indie Label)

"Shake the Faith" (Shake the Faith)


Female Vocalist (Major Label)

Aimee Mann


Male Vocalist (Major Label)

Steven Tyler


Female Vocalist (Indie Label)

Robin Lane



Male Vocalist (Indie Label)

Dave Herlihy


Rock Album (Major Label)

"Permanent Vacation" (Aerosmith)


Rock Album (Indie Label)

"Reptile Men" (the Neighborhoods)


Rock Band

Aerosmith


Local Rock Band

The Neighborhoods


New Rock Band

Tribe


Single (Major Label)

"Dude Looks Like a Lady" (Aerosmith)



Single (Indie Label)

"Walk with an Erection" (Swinging Erudites)


Song/Songwriter (Major Label)

"You are the Girl" (Ric Ocasek)


Song/Songwriter (Indie Label)

"I Think She Likes Me" (Mark Sandman)


Video (Major Label)

"You are the Girl" (the Cars)


Video (Indie Label)

"My Baby's She's Allright" (Scruffy the Cat)


Club Band

The Zulus
Heavy


Metal Act

Extreme


R&B Act

Barrence Whitfield & the Savages


R&B Vocalist

Barrence Whitfield


Rap Act

Gang Starr



Reggae/Ska Act

Plate O'Shrimp



Jazz Act: (Major Label)

Pat Metheny Group



Jazz Act (Indie Label)

Tiger's Baku



Jazz Vocalist

Semenya McCord



Latin Act

Caribbean Express



Folk/Acoustic Act

Livingston Taylor



Folk/Acoustic Album

"I'm Fine" (Patty Larkin)



Country Act

Sleepy LaBeef



Blues Act

Roomful of Blues



Street Performance

Mr. Bones



Producer

William Garrett



Guitarist

Pat Metheny



Bassist

Tim Archibald



Keyboardist

Lyle Mays



Percussionist

Alan Dawson



Reeds Player

Bob Gay



Brass Player

Mike Metheny