Lee Brice grew up listening to his grandfather's stories of serving in World War II, so Memorial Day has always had a special meaning for him. Now that he's topped the country chart with his ode to a fallen soldier, "I Drive Your Truck," Lee is proud his song will serve as the soundtrack for thousands of military families honoring their loved ones this weekend.
He says, "This song is not just for the soldiers. It's like their families and their friends who kind of really understand what they sacrifice on a daily basis. So, Memorial Day, I think, is kind of for all those people too, you know, to me."
"I Drive Your Truck" is included on Lee's latest album, Hard 2 Love , now in stores.
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