Rolling in Grit: Unveiling 25 Tales of the Hardworking Souls That Define Our World
2023/09/05

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Oliver Anthony's "Rich Men North of Richmond" quickly became a hit due to its resonance with working people and their struggles. The song is a reminder of how working-class individuals face challenges in stretching their hard-earned money while politicians prioritize their own interests. Country artists like John Rich, John Prine, Brooks & Dunn, and Dolly Parton have also advocated for the working class. Anthony's appeal lies in his authenticity and personal experiences as a former factory worker with mental health and alcohol issues. Here are 25 songs from lesser-known artists that share the same theme of the working class's plight.

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