John Rich is "Raising McCain"
Thursday, July 31, 2008
– John Rich is "Raising McCain." That's the name of a song he wrote in support of presumed Republican presidential nominee John McCain. Rich will unveil the song on Friday at the Country First concert in Panama City, Fla., which McCain is expected to attend.
According to Associated Press, the song includes the lyrics, "He stayed strong, stayed extra long til they let all the other boys out. Now we've got a real man with an American plan, we're going to put him in the big White House." The refrain is "We're all just raising McCain."
Rich told AP he completed the song about a month ago and sent to McCain's daughter who forwarded it to campaign officials. "I wanted to offer him something that he didn't have, a rally song, one that really captures that maverick spirit," Rich said.
Rich previously supported the candidacy of Tenn Sen. Fred Thompson.
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