Blues artists in flash document: Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Memphis Minnie, Stevie Ray Vaughn, B.B. King, Bessie Smith, Leadbelly, Ida Cox, Willie Dixon, Rosco Gordon, Sippie Wallace, Sonny Boy Williamson II


 


 

Ethel Waters was an American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress.

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Welcome to the home page of Gordzilla’s Blues web site. This web site was established to pay homage to the independence philosophy of the blues. It is not officially affiliated with or in competition with any blues organization. It is operated by individual(s) who love blues and respect its independent values. One must learn to appreciate the value of independence in the blues to understand the music, promote it and keep it alive.

Blues is an independent music form allowing musicians a powerful means of self expression and freedom. Blues is perhaps the most misunderstood and misjudged music in American history. Since its foundation, there has not been any music influencing life as Blues. It is essential to understand the roots of the Blues and its bond to nearly every form of modern music. Quite simply, ALL modern music placing the individual above the group is a direct descendant of the Blues: jazz, rock, doo wop, funk, rap, etc.

 

In this Edition:

 
Larry McCray Band wsg Tony Purifoy at UrbanBeat, July 24, 2018.
Jessie Sanders, AKA Lil' Howlin' Wolf passed away Wednesday June 20, 2018
2018 Kalamazoo Blues Festival Lineup Announced
Ten Blues Songs Which Influenced Rock and Roll. Volume 6-10..
Matt Murphy Passes at Age 88
St Louis, Michigan Blues Festival Dates Announced.
CABS Blues Brawl Photos in the Photo Section.
2018 Ann Arbor Blues Festival Line up Announced.
I Chew the Blues Music Festival Coming
Nora Jean Bruso, James Henry Dawkins, & Johnny Ace in BlueStory Section !