John Rich

Story Behind the Song: John Rich, 'Preacher Man'
Story Behind the Song: John Rich, 'Preacher Man'
Big & Rich's John Rich released his second solo album, Son of a Preacher Man, in March of 2009. The record's fifth track, "Preacher Man," is the project's most personal tune, according to Rich. The singer's father, the Rev. Jim Rich, preached at the Hillcrest Baptist Church in the Texas Panhandle and taught his son to play guitar ... but having a reverend for a dad was sometimes anything but easy for the future country star. Below, Rich tells The Boot about the inspiration behind "Preacher Man."

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