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:

2018 Detroit Blues Challenge Final Round at Token Lounge, Westland, MI
Peggy Sue Gerron, woman inspiring Buddy Holly’s 1957 hit song “Peggy Sue,” died October 1.
Sunday, October 21st: MortsFest to benefit the Red Cross in Hurricane Recovery.
The 2018 Blues Blast Music Award Winners
Salute to Veterans: Honoring Sisters Who Served.
Blues Blast Magazine Recognizes Sugar Pie DeSanto and Jimmy Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award.
Big Jay McNeely Passes at Age 91
Otis Rush, a pioneering guitarists of the Chicago blues scene, died Saturday September 29.
Marty Balin of Jefferson Starship Passes at Age 76
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 !