“God Bless The USA” by Lee Greenwood Celebrating 35th Birthday
GOD BLESS THE USA
At many events over this Memorial Day weekend, you'll hear this song that was made popular by Lee Greenwood 35 years ago. Lee says writing this song unintentionally ended up being the most important career choice of his life.
CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY MILITARY PERFORMANCE
Lee is going to be performing the song this weekend at The Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Coca Cola 600 event, as a part of a military appreciation show, which will also be featuring the 82nd Airborne Chorus.
WHY LEE WROTE THE SONG
Lee Greenwood wrote this song after the Soviet Union shot down a Korean Airlines flight in 1983. The song only spent a few weeks at number stopping at number 7 in 1984.
Needless to say, it has become one of the most recognized patriotic songs in the USA. Happy 35th Birthday "God Bless The USA.," and thank you Lee Greenwood, for creating such a beautiful song.