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God Bless The U.S.A. Lee Greenwood

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Though Greenwood wrote this song in 1983, it didn't become a big hit until Desert Storm in 1991, when radio stations embraced it to help boost patriotism. The song re-entered the country charts in 2001 after 9/11.

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Barb K (1686)
Monday July 4, 2011, 10:28 am
I think this is appropriate for July 4th!! I am PROUD to be an AMERICAN!!!

Kate A (10)
Monday July 4, 2011, 10:40 am
Amen Barb- I agree

Sharon Balloch (127)
Monday July 4, 2011, 11:27 am
I am not an American.. but I am a neighbour and happy to live next door.

Laverne Wallace (59)
Monday July 4, 2011, 12:14 pm
I was born and raised in this country and I thank God I was. I am proud to be an American.

James W (257)
Monday July 4, 2011, 12:22 pm
Bless you Barb

Marilyn M (145)
Monday July 4, 2011, 12:58 pm
Noted. Thank you for posting, Barb. Great video for July 4th!

Patricia Myers (73)
Monday July 4, 2011, 1:17 pm
Noted&thank you Barb A very happy 4th to you

Donn M (56)
Monday July 4, 2011, 1:24 pm

Annie Cowling (116)
Monday July 4, 2011, 1:29 pm
Thank-you dearest BarbCat,and a Happy Fourth to you!

MmAway M (505)
Monday July 4, 2011, 1:52 pm
Oh dearest Barb...I absolutely ADORE THIS!!! Thank you and to all of you that have been in the military, GOD BLESS YOU....For all of the past Americans that fought so hard to keep America Free..."THANK YOU SO MUCH, WITH FALLING TEARS!"

Mandi T (392)
Monday July 4, 2011, 2:03 pm
Thanks Barbcat this is very appropriate!
Happy and Blessed 4th to you and yours.

Pat B (356)
Monday July 4, 2011, 2:55 pm
Thanks, Barb. If anytime or anywhere for today...this is the song!!!

Lisa N (206)
Monday July 4, 2011, 3:02 pm
Great song! And very apropos! Thanks Barb!

Romila Lal (9)
Monday July 4, 2011, 3:10 pm
Thanks Barb for sharing this beautiful song with me God bless America forever.

Patricia W (94)
Monday July 4, 2011, 4:01 pm
Thanks Barb. I love this my country, warts and all, and thank goodness every night I was born an American. Happy 4th to you, and everyone here.

Carol H (229)
Monday July 4, 2011, 4:26 pm
great song!!! thanks BarbCat, happy 4th

Carrie B (306)
Monday July 4, 2011, 4:37 pm
Thanks, Barb! Great song!

Black Cat (103)
Monday July 4, 2011, 5:09 pm
Happy 4th of July.Wonderful song.

Barb K (1686)
Monday July 4, 2011, 5:18 pm
PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!! Someone plz report the above comment for me. I tried but CANNOT get it to go through!!!! Thnx!!!!!!!!!!!

MmAway M (505)
Monday July 4, 2011, 5:31 pm
Please NO ADS ON NEWS! Thank you so much!

linda b (186)
Monday July 4, 2011, 5:38 pm
God Bless all those that fought and died for our freedom here in the UK and the USA, happy 4th July to all here, thank you dear Barbcat,for a wonderful video.

Michael Carney (217)
Monday July 4, 2011, 7:07 pm
Happy Birthday America...

Deanna Zimmerman (74)
Monday July 4, 2011, 7:08 pm
Happy 4th to EVERYONEE!

Sheryl G (363)
Monday July 4, 2011, 8:49 pm
A salute to all our Veterans both past and present service.

Eileen Novak (444)
Monday July 4, 2011, 10:06 pm
What a perfect way to end a wonderful Independance Day. God Bless the USA.
Thanks BarbCat.

Arild Gone for now (174)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 1:43 am
Thanks Barb.

Rose K. (0)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 9:05 am
Thanks for a great song

Rosie Lopez (73)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 12:26 pm
thank you!!

Dana W (9)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 1:00 pm
Mr. Greenwood is a very talented performer who composed a song that has resonated with millions of people.

Joy W (103)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 7:13 pm
Thank you BarbCat for the beautiful song. Happy 4th ( belated) ..... sorry about that.

Lydia S (155)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 10:26 pm
Nice , Thanks so much.

patricia lasek (317)
Thursday July 7, 2011, 11:35 am
Thanks Barb. It's a really great song!

I thank my lucky stars to be living here today. I'll never forget those who gave their lives to keep us free.

Nancy C (806)
Sunday July 17, 2011, 2:38 pm
Thanx Barb...My dad was awarded a Bronze Star in WWII. He spent 5 years serving...I love our country and what it stands for originally. I want to be more proud of our actions politically...Just a great song and sentiment...And for anyone who has not driven across our great land...please do!

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 2:45 pm
Wonderful song & wonderful to be an American!

Barb K (1686)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 3:20 pm
A very interesting thing happened when I was getting ready to publish this post. I had gone through some pictures and I chose the construction worker holding the flag well, at the last minute I changed my mind and decided to go with a darker picture that was still patriotic and had the words GOD BLESS THE USA. Those of us who post on a regular or semi-regular basis have to Preview our post...I mean you absolutely MUST PREVIEW. Well guys, I had my mouse over PREVIEW when all of a sudden, there it was....under Offbeat...........the construction worker holding the flag, not the GOD BLESS THE USA....I sat in total SHOCK coz I thought someone else had posted it but then I looked and saw Steve Irwin cuddling the crocodile and I knew it was MY POST...I sat here behind my keyboard with a BIG GRIN on my face and I said: OK God, guess you didn't want the darker picture even if it had YOUR name on it....and you SURPASSED the PREVIEW so you must've REALLY wanted this out there. Yep, when GOD wants something DONE RIGHT HE DOES IT HIMSELF :)

Scarlett P (126)
Monday July 25, 2011, 7:56 am
Wonderful post Barb... There is no love like the "Father's" love
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