God Bless the U.S.A.

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"God Bless the U.S.A."


  • Jan 01, 1984


"God Bless the U.S.A." (also known as "Proud To Be An American") is an American patriotic song written and recorded by American country musicartist Lee Greenwood, and is considered to be his signature song. The first album it appears on is 1984's You've Got a Good Love Comin'. It reached No. 7 on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles chart when originally released in the spring of 1984, and was played at the 1984 Republican National Conventionwith President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan in attendance, but the song gained greater prominence during the Gulf War in 1990 and 1991, as a way of boosting morale, and was re-included on his 1992 album American Patriot as a result of its newfound popularity.
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