“Hi Folks This Week On Give Me A Break Radio Hour the Long Show Part 2 of Roguie Ray LaMontagne Benefit… We Kick off the show with THINK OR NOT By Ed Beaver… then the first track is from our friend John Heinrich a Nice Bluey Jazzy Country tune The Main Acts Featuring… Miranda Louise, Bobby Keel, Don Mealer (Poobah) and Big Mike Griffin closing the show. Big Mike takes us on a Soaring Bluesy ride home… We’d like to thank all the artists and songwriters who shared their songs time and talent, to make this show possible. A Big Thank You…”
Bobby Keel ~ Award winning, songwriter’s hall of fame nominated singer/songwriter Bobby Keel has received 14 Gold and 12 Platinum from the R.I.A.A for songs recorded by artist such as Hank Willliams Jr., David Allan Coe, Confederate Railroad, Travis Tritt, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Freddie Powers, Albert King, The Carter Family, Johnny Rodriguez, Moe Bandy and Joe Stampley, Tammy Wynette, McGuffy Lane, Tom Jones., Bobby discovered the Forester Sisters and helped them become a number one selling act on the Warner Brothers Label.
The Miranda Louise Band ~ The Blues world has paid attention to Miranda Louise. Her first two solo releases “Mama Told Me” and “Face in My Dreams” spawned 4 top ten hits on the Shag Blues charts in 1998-1999. Ripete Records recording artist Miranda Louise is a no-nonsense, gritty, soulful blues/rock shouter who oozes a confident swagger and attitude on this disc. With a husky, throaty delivery, Miranda carries on the great tradition of such cornerstones of blues as: Koko Taylor, Bessie Smith, and Big Mama Thorton. – Bob Cianci… The Music Scene …
Don Mealer “PooBah” ~ "The Grand Poobah is one of the greatest songwriters and entertainers that I’ve ever known and he’s yet to be discovered by the rest of the world." -Willie Nelson "Although You may not recognize the name Poobah, his name is well known amongst the Legends” -Willie Nelson There is so much that can be said about the man called “PooBah”. If you’re looking for the typical, cookie-cutter sounds of modern country radio with their meaningless lyrics and over-priced production – you’re not going to find it here.
Big Mike Griffin ~ Towering overhead at 6’10”, you could easily make a case that there’s no bigger blues musician than Big Mike Griffin. Big Mike comes from a proud tradition of journeyman blues musicians. He has performed on stages across North America and Europe; every place from juke joints and roadhouses to Turner Field and Riverfront Stadium. Big Mike has also been a biker for more than 30 years. His love of both music and motorcycles spawned a new type of Motormusic that has been widely accepted as a new and exciting form of Blues/Rock. … http://www.givemeabreakradio.com/2015/07/19/roguie-ray-benefit-part-2/