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:
St Louis Blues Festival Dates Announced.
The 33rd International Blues Challenge held on January 31st to February 4th has concluded
Summer Solstice 2017 Jazz Festival Planned Lineup Announced.
Blues Foundation Welcomes the 38th Class of Blues Hall of Fame inductees on May 10, 2017.
Those We Lost in 2016 in GordRoar Section
Photos of Beale Street Send off in the Photo Section.
KVBA Winter Blues Series.
Gem Theater Announces Winter Blues Festival
Sonny Terry, Moses Asch, & Johnnie Taylor in BlueStory Section