Many would know that it was because of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks why Lee Greenwood resurrected his powerful ballad. “God Bless the USA” touched and moved millions to tears during that infamous day that happened in all of American history. SpotsGreenwood sang it with great passion and dedication after that unfortunate event.
Just as emotional as in his original performance of the song, Greenwood walks onto the field in Yankee Stadium to do the same. Wearing a patriotic jacket, he delivers a stunning rendition that touched the hearts of everyone in the stadium.
His unmatched performance of “God Bless the USA” will definitely give you goosebumps. It is a heart-wrenching tribute to America in honor of the lives lost in the 9/11 attacks.
“God Bless America”
Written by Greenwood himself, the song was originally released in 1984. It soon reached the no. spots spot on the Billboard chart. Following its immediate success, it was played during the Republican Convention in 1984 with Ronald and Nancy Reagan attending.
Furthermore, the song gained an immediate and immense reception. The following even grew bigger and became well-known after the tragic incident that happened on September 11, 2001. With this, it was resurrected to the charts and placed no. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100.
As of 2015, Greenwood’s patriotic performance has gone on to be double platinum. To note, he has sold more than one million copies of the song in the United States alone.
This performance of Greenwood is indeed a must-watch for every American. May God bless the USA! May God bless the world!
Watch Lee Greenwood perform his patriotic hymn, “God Bless the USA:”
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