| May 9, 2005|
| Jeffrey Steele
"Something to Be Proud Of" is a song written by Jeffrey Steele and Chris Wallin, and recorded by American country music duo Montgomery Gentry. It was released in May 2005 as the fourth and final single from their album You Do Your Thing. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart on October 8, 2005.
Something to Be Proud Of Wikipedia
The father of the narrator compares the narrator's way of life as a father and a husband to his own achievements during the Desert Storm operation.
Kevin John Coyne, reviewing the song for Country Universe, gave it a negative rating. He summarized his review by saying the song is a "warmed-over, second-rate John Mellencamp."
The music video was directed by Wes Edwards and released on July 5, 2005.
"Something to Be Proud Of" debuted at number 56 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs for the week of May 21, 2005. It spent two weeks at number 1, making it the first single from Columbia Records Nashville to spend more than one week at the top since "Daddy's Money" by Ricochet in 1996.