Shuttin’ Detroit Down Lyrics – John Rich

English 98 January 28, 2009
Shuttin’ Detroit Down Lyrics by John Rich from John Rich (Singles). The music is produced by John Rich, while lyrics are written by John Anderson, and John Rich. The music track was released on January 28, 2009.

Shuttin’ Detroit Down Song Lyrics

[Verse 1: John Rich]
My daddy taught me in this country everyone's the same
You work hard for your dollar and you never pass the blame
When it don't go your way
Now I see all these big shots whining on my evening news
About how they're losing billions
And it's up to me and you to come running to the rescue
Well pardon me if I don't shed a tear
Cause they're selling make-believe
And we don't buy that here

[Chorus: John Rich]
Cause in the real world they're shutting Detroit down
While the boss man takes his bonus pay and jets on out of town
And DC's bailing out them bankers as the farmers auction ground
While they're living it up on Wall Street in that New York City town
Here in the real world they're shutting Detroit down
Here in the real world they're shutting Detroit down

[Verse 2: John Rich]
Well that old man's been working in that plant most all his life
Now his pension plan's been cut in half and he can't afford to die
And it's a crying shame, cause he ain't the one to blame
When I look down to see his calloused hands
Well let me tell you friend it gets me fighting mad

[Chorus: John Rich]
Because in the real world they're shutting Detroit down
While the boss man takes his bonus pay and jets on out of town
And DC's bailing out them bankers as the farmers auction ground
While they're living it up on Wall Street in that New York City town
Here in the real world they're shutting Detroit down

[Outro: John Rich]
While they're living it up on Wall Street in that New York City town
Here in the real world they're shutting Detroit down
Here in the real world they're shutting Detroit down
In the real world they're shutting Detroit down
They're shutting Detroit down

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Who is the singer of "Shuttin’ Detroit Down" song?

"Shuttin’ Detroit Down" song is sung by John Rich.

Who is the lyrics writer of "Shuttin’ Detroit Down" song?

"Shuttin’ Detroit Down" song lyrics written by John Anderson & John Rich.

Who is the music producer of "Shuttin’ Detroit Down" song?

"Shuttin’ Detroit Down" song music composed & produced by John Rich.

When was "Shuttin’ Detroit Down" song released?

"Shuttin’ Detroit Down" song was released on January 28, 2009.