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  By: Nevárez H.R. No. 1937
         WHEREAS, For more than three decades, Gary Hobbs has been one
  of the leading artists in the Tejano music scene, and his impressive
  body of work is truly deserving of special recognition; and
         WHEREAS, Over the course of his outstanding 33-year career,
  Mr. Hobbs has toured extensively and recorded for major record
  labels RCA International, CBS International, Capitol/EMI Latin,
  and Sony Discos; his hits include "Las Miradas," "Amame y Besame,"
  "Te Vas A Acordar," and "Por Favor Corazon," and several of his
  songs have charted on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs list and in such
  magazines as Radio y Musica and Antenna; and
         WHEREAS, One of the most versatile singers in the industry,
  Mr. Hobbs has appeared on many nationally syndicated television
  shows, including Despierta America, El Super Blablazo, Edicion
  Especial, The Johnny Canales Show, Sabado Gigante, Ocurrio Asi,
  Primer Impacto, La Luna Lunatica, and Radio Y Musica; he is one of
  only four Tejano artists to have been sponsored by Coca-Cola, and he
  has also received sponsorships from Paul Mitchell, Bud Light,
  Church's Chicken, and Sears; and
         WHEREAS, In addition to his professional success, Mr. Hobbs
  has given back to his community through his philanthropic work;
  since 2000, he has performed throughout the state each year for
  H-E-B's annual Feast of Sharing holiday dinners, which serve almost
  140,000 people; and
         WHEREAS, Gary Hobbs' distinctive sound and his skill as a
  performer have earned him the adoration of his fans and the respect
  and admiration of his fellow musicians, and he may indeed reflect
  with pride on his long record of achievement; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby commend Gary Hobbs for his contributions to
  Tejano music and extend to him sincere best wishes for continued
  success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mr. Hobbs as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.