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"I'm Shipping Up To Boston" is a song with lyrics written by the folk singer Woody Guthrie and music written and performed by the Celtic Punk band Dropkick Murphys. It appeared on their 2005 album, The Warrior's Code and in the soundtrack of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture The Departed. The music video also features clips from The Departed. An earlier recording of it can be found on the Hellcat Records compilation Give 'Em the Boot Vol. 4 Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912–October 3, 1967) was a prolific American songwriter and folk musician. ... Celtic punk (also known as Paddybeat, Celtcore, Jig punk, or Rock and Reel) is a music genre typically associated with Irish punks or punks from the Irish diaspora; although other Celtic nationalities, such as Scottish, Manx and Welsh people are also represented. ... “DKM” redirects here. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Warriors Code is the fifth studio album of the Dropkick Murphys, released in June 2005, it is also their bestselling. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Departed is an Academy Award-winning 2006 film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, and Alec Baldwin. ... Hellcat Records is a record label based in Los Angeles, California. ...

The Boston Red Sox played the song when closer Jonathan Papelbon entered the game during the 2007 season and while throwing warm up pitches during home games at Fenway Park[1]. He recently danced a jig to 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. Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... Mariano Rivera is the closing pitcher for the New York Yankees. ... Jonathan Robert Papelbon (born November 23, 1980 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is the closer for the Boston Red Sox. ... Fenway redirects here. ...

The Boston College Eagles feature the song during their home football games, playing it before the game (on the PA system) and during the game (marching band). The Boston University pep band plays 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. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

The Boston Celtics begun using this song after home victories in 2007. When the team is up considerably in the closing seconds they begin the song before the game is over.

Several NHL teams use this song to signal an oncoming powerplay. Among these teams are the Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers. Strangely enough, as of this date, the Boston Bruins have not featured this song. NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The Buffalo Sabres is the best professional ice hockey team around. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ...

MMA fighter and current UFC light heavyweight contender Forrest Griffin used this song as his entrance music at UFC 72 Victory from the Odyssey Arena Belfast, Northern Ireland on Saturday June 16th. He now regulaly uses it as his ring walk music For the fighting styles that combine different arts, see hybrid martial arts. ... UFC is a TLA that can stand for Ultimate Fighting Championship Umeå FC This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Forrest Griffin (born July 1, 1979 in Columbus, Ohio) is the first-season winner of Spike TVs The Ultimate Fighter, a reality show which showcases mixed martial arts. ...

It has reached #36 on the most downloaded songs on iTunes. This article is about the iTunes application. ...

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