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Tessie
Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys and Boston Red Sox seek to break the curse.

Update of the Royal Rooters Fight Song 'Tessie' to benefit the Red Sox Foundation.

The band that best embodies the spirit of working class Boston has joined with the team that is the soul of the city, as DROPKICK MURPHYS and the Boston Red Sox have given a modern treatment to "Tessie." The song --- originally a Broadway hit --- became the anthem for a growing band of Boston diehards known as the Royal Rooters and helped spur the Red Sox (then known as the Boston Pilgrims) on to a dramatic come-from-behind victory in the first World Series in 1903.

Now, more than 100 years removed from that inaugural World Series, DROPKICK MURPHYS have given the song a facelift at the behest of Red Sox Executive Vice President Dr. Charles Steinberg and Boston Herald beat writer Jeff Horrigan. With the help of Sox center fielder Johnny Damon and pitchers Bronson Arroyo and Lenny Dinardo, the MURPHYS have recorded a new version of the s...

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CATALOG DATA

No: #80470

US Rel. Date: 08/24/2004

Type: EP

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Editorial Reviews
Boston Herald

Larry Katz

'Tessie' Up! Can the Dropkick Murphys' Red Sox anthem break the curse? Can "Tessie'' do what "Cowboy Up'' didn't? The Dropkick Murphys - and the...

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Rolling Stone

Kirk Miller

Dropkick Murphys Mend Sox. Boston punkers remake "Tessie" to end hometown baseball team's drought. No Boston baseball team has won the World Series...

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socialconflict

07/24/2006

Im a red sox fan and i named my dog after the song.

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