- I'm Shipping Up to Boston
"I'm Shipping Up To Boston" is a song with lyrics written by the folk singer
Woody Guthrieand music written and performed by the Celtic punkband Dropkick Murphys. It appeared on their 2005album, " The Warrior's Code". An earlier recording of it can be found on the Hellcat Recordscompilation Give 'Em the Boot Vol. 4.
It has reached #36 on the most downloaded songs on
At sporting events
Boston Celticsplayed the song during timeouts in the 2008 NBA Finals.
Boston Red Soxplayed the song when closer Jonathan Papelbonentered the game during the 2007 season and while throwing warm up pitches during home games at Fenway Park. [cite web| url=http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20070928&content_id=2237308&vkey=news_bos&fext=.jsp&c_id=bos| title=Boston all set for Rally Monday| date=2007-09-28| publisher=MLB.com] During the 2007 post-season, Papelbon danced a jigto the song — first when the Red Sox clinched the American League East title, and then when the Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians to clinch a World Series berth. He and the band performed the song several times during the Sox' Championship "Rolling Rally" Parade. The Red Sox continue to play the song for Papelbon in the 2008 season.
Boston College Eaglesfeature the song during their home football games, playing it before a game. The marching bandthen plays it during the game. The Boston University pep bandplays the song before the beginning of each period during men's ice hockey games. It is also the music for the team's opening montage. The song is also played at Northeastern Universitymen's hockey games. The song is also played at the Iowa football home games at Kinnick Stadium.
Several NHL teams use this song to signal an oncoming powerplay. Among these teams are the
Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, and New York Rangers.Fact|date=April 2008
MMA fighter and current UFC light heavyweight champion
Forrest Griffinused this song as his entrance music at UFC 72 Victory from the Odyssey Arena Belfast, Northern Ireland on Saturday June 16th. He now regularly uses it as his ring walk music
Daniel Murphy of the
New York Metscomes to the plate for at bats to this song.
The song appears on the soundtrack of the
Academy Award-winning Best Picture " The Departed". The music video features several clips from the film.
It also appeared in "
The Simpsons" episode " The Debarted", which is based on "The Departed".
Portions of the song have been used in the opening sequence and pilot episode of the show
The Black Donnellys
Music of this song has been used as background score in 2008 Bollywood Film
It has appeared in an episode of
King of the Hillentitled Dia-BILL-ic Shock.
* [http://www.dropkickmurphys.com/ Dropkick Murphys Official Site]
* [http://www.dropkickmurphys.com/discography/releases/warriorscode.html Dropkick Murphys - Warrior's Code]
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