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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.

The 25th annual Lansing JazzFest will take place on Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3, 2019 in the streets of Old Town, surrounded by the best of the Capital City’s art galleries as well as unique retail stores and grand architecture. Its stages will offer outstanding talent, from local favorites to regional and national acts, including many appearing for the first time in Lansing.


In this Edition:

DBS Rock the Boat Blues Cruise with Root Doctor and Curtis Sumter Project
Mother Teresa Benefit with Elden Kelly and Mike Daniel Trio
Official Notice, the 2019 St Louis Blues Festival Will NOT Take Place.
Congratulations to the 2019 Blues Music Awards Winners
Photo Array of the St. Louis Blues Festival in Photos Section.
Dr. John Passes Away at Age 77.
I Chew the Blues Festival and Waffle Blues Festival Announced.
João Gilberto, Master of Bossa Nova, Dies At 88
Marcus King Band wsg Bishop Gun at Bishop Run Speedway
Freeland Blues Festival at Tittabawasse Township Park, Freeland, MI
Smiley Lewis, Isodore "Tuts" Washington and Professor Longhair in BlueSTORY Section