An Extra Helping of the Blue Plate Special – Rod Melancon “A Man Like Me Shouldn’t Own A Gun”

Rod Melancon, who grew up in Wright, South Louisiana, brought his band to the Blue Plate Special during his tour to support “LA-14”, his latest release. LA- 14 is the highway that runs through Wright, and on this EP, Rod has a collection of songs with a variety of country, swampy, Cajun vibes that reflect his upbringing. This tune, “A Man Like Me Shouldn’t Own A Gun” is a honky-tonk ride that that will have you stomping your feet and looking for the closest barn dance! Learn more about Rod Melancon and “LA-14” at

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