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.

Breakin Bread Band line up:

4 PM - Nichols & Frog.  5 PM- Stan & 3rd  Degree. 6 PM - Johnny D Blues band.  7 PM - Lansing Blues Allstars featuring Twyla, James Reeser, Gina, special guests and a cast of a few anyway. Doors OPen at 3 PM.

 

 

 

In this Edition:

Glenn Schwartz Passes!
Danielle Nichole Performs at Token Lounge
Polk Salad Annie' Songwriter Tony Joe White Dead at Age 75
Blues Blast Magazine Recognizes Sugar Pie DeSanto and Jimmy Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award.
Melvin Ragin, known as “Wah Wah Watson” Passes at Age 67.
2018 Michigan BluesFest in Photo Section: Page one.
2018 Michigan Blues Festival in Photo Section Page 2
Geeshie Wiley, Alger "Texas" Alexander, and Sam Chatmon in BlueStory Section !

 

 

November 1, 2018: Salute to the Vets: Horoning Those Who Served at Tequila Cowboy, Lansing Mall, Lansing, MI with Larry McCray and special guest Tony Purifory.
Tell Yo Mama! opening act at Salute to Vets, is a soulful, funky, groove machine from Lansing, MI. They wanna make "music that moves you"! Tell Yo Mama! has the groove sauce that keeps the party going all night