Patriotic Song Proposal

Patriotic Song Proposal - Michael Chenette ENG 101 20322...

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Michael Chenette ENG 101 – 20322 Proposal Argument Essay Professor Abdullah December 3, 2007 Patriotic Song Proposal I would like to nominate the song “God Bless the USA” by Lee Greenwood to be included in your collection of the Smithsonian Institutes Annual Songs of American Heritage Festival Exhibit . “Few artists have ever written a song that has become more a part of America’s cultural landscape than Lee Greenwood’s ‘God Bless the USA’” (leegreenwood.com). This song has been included in numerous patriotic albums, as well as country (allmusic.com). “God Bless the USA” has been voted the most recognizable patriotic song in America, beating such popular patriotic songs like “God Bless America” and the “National Anthem”. And it was this song that boosted Greenwood’s career. This song is the most recognized patriotic song of our time. During the CMA awards in 1985, this song won the Song of the Year honor and has been included in more than 70 albums (allmusic.com) After the terrorist attacks on September 11,
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