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.

"Lightnin" Rod Aleshire on bass, appears to be contemplating on what he will be performing for the Breakin' Bread with the Blues as he patiently awaits his set.




In this Edition:

West Michigan Blues Society Winter Fund Raiser
Glenn Schwartz Passes at Age 79.
Reverend Raven coming to BlueSTAGE Club
Eddie Campbell Passes
Those We Lost in 2018
Joseph Leon Williams American Blues Guitarists and Singer Passes at 83.
2018 Breakin' Bread with the Blues in Photo Section
Arthur Lee Conley, Ethle Waters, andTeddy Darby in BlueStory Section !



November 1, 2018: Salute to the Vets: Honoring 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