Rich also co-wrote two of the band's singles: "Come Cryin' to Me" and "Say When", the former being a number-one single for the group. Afterward, Rich became a solo artist with BNA Records, the same label to which Lonestar was signed.
He endorsed the Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman in the special congressional election in Northern New York in 2009.In 2016, Rich added his voice to a duet with Marie Osmond on her album Music Is Medicine with the song titled "Love This Tough".In January 2009, Rich released his third solo single on Warner Bros. The song, "Another You", is the lead-off single to Rich's second studio album, Son of a Preacher Man, which was released on March 24, 2009.He followed this song up with another single, "Shuttin' Detroit Down", recorded only one week before its release in January 2009. Both Rich Rocks and For the Kids have only produced one single between them.Rich promoted the song, which addresses the Chrysler and General Motors bailouts, at Michigan radio stations. 34 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the chart week of February 14, 2009, becoming his first solo Top 40 hit and peaking at No. A third single, "The Good Lord and the Man", debuted at No. Country Done Come to Town was released as a single from Rich Rocks in mid-2010 and was a minor chart success.