James Richard "Big Dad Ritch" Anderson is the lead vocalist of American heavy metal band Texas Hippie Coalition from Denison, Texas.
Big Dad Ritch came to prominence in 2004 when he co-founded the red dirt metal band Texas Hippie Coalition with John Exall. After being influenced by bands like Molly Hatchet, Pantera, and ZZ Top, Big Dad Ritch and Texas Hippie Coalition became the founders of the red dirt metal genre.
Big Dad Ritch, in over 15 years with Texas Hippie Coalition, has released six full-length albums: Pride of Texas (2008), Rollin' (2010), Peacemaker (2012), Ride On (October 2014), Dark Side of Black (April 2016), and High in the Saddle (2019).
Hosstyle Clothing company and Red River Red's sauces.
With Texas Hippie Coalition
- Pride of Texas (2008)
- Rollin' (2010)
- Peacemaker (2012)
- Ride On (2014)
- Dark Side of Black (2016)
- High in the Saddle (2019)