Son of a Preacher Man

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Son of a Preacher Man isn't meant as Big & Rich without Big Kenny: it's designed to be a piece of rabble-rousing populism, songs for and about the common man. John Rich started down this path with his 2008 campaign tune "Raising McCain" as ground zero, dishing out puns over a set of pounding arena country, and he ramps it up tenfold here, lamenting the implosion of the auto industry on "Shuttin' Detroit Down," shoehorning Jesus into two different songs, and celebrating the Greatest Generation on "The Good Lord and the Man," asserting that "we'd all be speaking German, living under the flag of Japan" if we'd lost World War II. Pro that he is, Rich manages to ...
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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Son of a Preacher Man isn't meant as Big & Rich without Big Kenny: it's designed to be a piece of rabble-rousing populism, songs for and about the common man. John Rich started down this path with his 2008 campaign tune "Raising McCain" as ground zero, dishing out puns over a set of pounding arena country, and he ramps it up tenfold here, lamenting the implosion of the auto industry on "Shuttin' Detroit Down," shoehorning Jesus into two different songs, and celebrating the Greatest Generation on "The Good Lord and the Man," asserting that "we'd all be speaking German, living under the flag of Japan" if we'd lost World War II. Pro that he is, Rich manages to carve out moments that showcase his skills: the title track strikes a nice, relaxed Marshall Tucker Band vibe and the closer, "Drive Myself to Drink," is a fun big-band send-up.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/24/2009
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 093624986140
  • Catalog Number: 508796

Album Credits

Performance Credits
John Rich Primary Artist
Eric Darken Percussion
Mike Brignardello Bass
Shannon Forrest Drums
Liana Manis Vocal Harmony
Steve Patrick Trumpet
John Willis Acoustic Guitar
Glenn Worf Bass
Jonathan Yudkin Banjo, Bass, Fiddle, Mandolin, Strings, Violin, Cello, Viola, Octophone
Michael Rojas Synthesizer, Piano, Hammond Organ
Roy Agee Trombone
Wes Hightower Vocal Harmony
Larry Babb Drums
Ethan Pilzer Bass
Maxwell Abrams Saxophone
Jimmy Bowland Flute
Adam Shoenfeld Electric Guitar
Gretchen Wilson Vocal Harmony
Mark Petaccia Percussion
L. Danny Rader Acoustic Guitar
Mike Johnson Pedal Steel Guitar
Technical Credits
Paul Hart Engineer
Chris Stone Engineer
Jonathan Yudkin Composer, String Arrangements
Debra Wingo Groomer
Roy Agee Horn Arrangements
Vicky McGehee Composer
Vance Powell Engineer
James Otto Composer
Andrew Mendelson Mastering
Mark Petaccia Engineer
John Rich Composer
John Rich Producer
Marv Green Composer
Matt Taylor Band Art Direction
P.J. Fenech Engineer
Amanda Craig Groomer
Nick Shasserre Engineer
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