Virginia Factory Worker Becomes 'Overnight Sensation' as Blue-Collar Anthem 'Rich Men North of Richmond' Blows Up

August 11, 2023

Written and sung by Farmville, Virginia, native Oliver Anthony, the recently released single, “Rich Men North of Richmond” has placed into words what the heart of America is feeling. Do you agree with the message "Rich Men North of Richmond" is sending? You also agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Yes: 99% (174 Votes) No: 1% (1 Votes)The outpouring of frustration is evident and real in Anthony’s words. Unable to find the words themselves to express their disgust and heartache, they now have “Rich Men North of Richmond” to do it for them. “Rich Men North of Richmond” demonstrates the backbone of America rising up again, a mixture of backwoods twang with immense honesty and cleverness.