John Rich wows the Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference crowd with a patriotic performance
• Rich says he has `the American Dream in my back pocket'
September 14, 2022
"I grew up in a double-wide trailer in Amarillo, Texas. I have a high school diploma and the American Dream in my back pocket. That's all I need," multi-platinum selling country music superstar John Rich said. "I couldn't imagine how college would get me to the Grand Ole Opry and that's where I wanted to go."
Rich was "uplifting, inspiring, impressive," a man sitting at my table from Texas said after the self-made country music legend gave the Keynote Speaker/Performance at the 14th Annual Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference at the end of August. Held in Beaver Creek, Colorado, this conf...