Patriotic Episode to Re-Air Memorial Day Weekend,
Saturday, May 28
Greenwood Meets Football Legend Peyton Manning Before Performing “God Bless The U.S.A.” at Bristol Motor Speedway

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 20, 2016) – America’s patriot Lee Greenwood, known for his top-charting mega anthem “God Bless The U.S.A.,” as well as numerous other country hits, will perform alongside the legendary Ray Stevens on “Ray Stevens’ Nashville” airing on RFD-TV on Saturday, April 23 at 8:30 p.m. ET. The patriotic episode will re-air Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 28.
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On Sunday, April 17, Greenwood performed at Bristol Motor Speedway for thousands of fans prior to the Food City 500 NASCAR race. Before he took the stage, he was surprised to bump in to football legend and recent Super Bowl 50 winning quarterback, Peyton Manning, at one of the driver’s meetings.
Greenwood posted the photo with Manning shortly after on his Instagram saying, “As a Tennessee fan, there’s no greater handshake! Great to see Peyton Manning at Bristol Motor Speedway drivers meeting this morning!”
Manning is an alumnus of the University of Tennessee – Greenwood’s favorite school for college sports.
With seven No. 1 songs and 25 charted singles his hits include: “It Turns Me Inside Out”, “Ring On Her Finger Time on Her Hands”, ”She’s Lyin”, “I Don’t Mind the Thorns If You’re the Rose”, “Dixie Road”, “Somebody’s Gonna Love You”, “Going Going Gone”, “You Got A Good Love Comin”, “Fools Gold”, and “Mornin’ Ride,” Greenwood also celebrates several crossover hits including, “Touch & Go Crazy”, “IOU” and the duet with Barbara Mandrell, “To Me”.
Lee Greenwood has also won numerous industry awards including: Male Vocalist of The Year from the Academy of Country Music Awards in 1983, two Male Vocalist of the Year Awards from the Country Music Association in 1983 and 1984, and a GRAMMY® Award for Top Male Vocal Performance in 1985 for “I.O.U.” He also won CMA Song of the Year in 1985 for “God Bless the USA,” which has been voted the most recognizable patriotic song in America.
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About “Ray Stevens’ Nashville”
“Ray Stevens’ Nashville” is a 12-episode (aired weekly), 30-minute music, entertainment, TV show centered on music and comedy airing on RFD-TV, hosted by Grammy winner Ray Stevens. Ray has over 50 years of hits and comedy to his name. The show features a musical performance by a guest artist on each episode. Ray ensures viewers will get to see a fun side of Nashville during the show. For more information, please click here.
About Lee Greenwood
Throughout his expansive career, international country music star Lee Greenwood has earned multiple CMA and ACM Awards, a GRAMMY for Top Male Vocal Performance on “I.O.U,” in 1985, and a multitude of other prestigious award nominations. His discography includes twenty-two studio albums, seven compilation albums, seven No. 1 hits, and thirty-eight singles including songs like “Ring On Her Finger,” “Time On Her Hands,” “Dixie Road,” and “Somebody’s Gonna Love You,” among others. His stand-out hit “God Bless The USA,” has been in the top five on the country singles charts three times (1991, 2001 and 2003), giving it the distinction of being the only song in any genre of music to achieve that feat. It was also No. 1 on the pop charts after 9/11. Known for his stand-out patriotism and support of the U.S. Military, Greenwood has been honored with the Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s National Patriot’s Award, and entertained troops on more than 30 USO Tours. His latest book release is a children’s book called Proud To Be An American, which is currently available in stores, on Amazon and For more information on Lee Greenwood, please visit

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