Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|"Could he listen no he won't, that's all she wrote.
He'll be dead before the daylight shines
but the thoughts and prayers of a million strong
might keep this fool from dying." Which song are these lyrics taken from?||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
Barroom Hero. "Barroom hero" depicts the tale of a man who is an alcoholic, but everyone likes him that way. It is a reminder that no matter what some people think, alcoholism is a disease in its own right.
|"Ridin' down the highway, goin' to a show. Stop in all the by-ways, playin' rock 'n' roll." Which song are these lyrics taken from?||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'N Roll). The song is probably best known as originally recorded by AC/DC, but the Dropkick Murphys add a touch of Irish-American class to Bon Scott and Angus and Malcolm Young's lyrics.
|"They're a band of men brave, stout and bold, from Ireland they came.
And they have a leader to the fold, and Cocoran was his name." What song are these lyrics taken from?||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
The Fighting 69th. The Fighting 69th were originally an army of Irish immigrants, who fought as the 165th Infantry during World War I. More recently, they became known as the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry (Mechanized), NY Army National Guard.
|"I remember it well, still I always knew that she was destined to be my bride. This woman had pride, she was full of life." Which song are these lyrics taken from?||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
Upstarts and Broken Hearts. "Upstarts and Broken Hearts" is a song with an Irish feel to it. It charts the story of how people can change, and one person's love for another.
|The lyrics "We're the first ones to starve, the first ones to die,
the first ones in line for that pie-in-the-sky", are taken from which song?||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
Worker's Song. The lyrics to "Worker's Song" suggest that while the average person goes to work and toils every day, the rich get richer without having to go through what the worker does to earn his check at the end of the week.
|On an album of the same name, from which song are these lyrics taken? "Its not a rebel cry of some socialist scheme to push for human rights."||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
Do or Die. "Do or Die" was released in 1998. The song is about life's struggle through a depression of wealth, culminating in the need to 'do or die'.
|"The Rooters showed up at the grounds one day. They found their seats had all been sold." Which song are these lyrics taken from?||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
Tessie. "Tessie" is a song about baseball's Boston Red Sox. As the band hail from Boston, they are, naturally, Red Sox fans. It ends with "Red Sox, you are the only only only."
|"An' everybody's doing just what they're told to, an' nobody wants to go to jail!" is a verse from which song?||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
White Riot. "White Riot" appears as a live track on the band's "Singles Collection" album. The record was, of course, oringally recorded by The Clash. Other live tracks on this record include "Cadence to Arms", "In the Streets of Boston", and "Guns of Brixton".
|Which song are the following lyrics from: "By now he saw double through his drunken eyes neither had looks or appropriate size he came to his sense"?||Dropkick Murphys Lyrics
The Spicy McHaggis Jig. "The Spicy McHaggis Jig" is a record about the band's bagpipe player. McHaggis plays throughout the record, which is a fun jibe about the size of the man.
You're a Rebel. "You're a Rebel" features on the Dropkick Murphys 1998 release, "Curse of a Fallen Soul".
The chorus is:
"When there's nowhere left to run, you're a rebel.
No more battles to be won, you're a rebel."
|The Murphys continuously tour and were in Europe during Winter 2013 in support of their new album release. On January 18 and 19th they played two shows at which venue in London?||Dropkick Murphys - Boston's Finest
HMV Forum. The Murphys played two shows at the HMV Forum in London. The band visited most of Europe before a return to the USA for their St. Patrick's Day tour which ended in Boston on March 17th, 2013.
Signed and Sealed in Blood. The band announced through their Facebook page in August 2012 the title of the new album, 'Signed and Sealed in Blood', and first single, 'Rose Tattoo', from which the album name is derived. The album was released worldwide on January 8, 2013.
|'When the boss comes callin' they'll put us down
When the boss comes callin' gotta stand your ground
When the boss comes callin' don't believe their lies'
From which song on 'Going Out in Style' are these the opening lines?||Dropkick Murphys - Boston's Finest
Take 'Em Down. The Murphys released 'Take 'Em Down' in February 2011 through their own website in support of Union workers in Wisconsin who were protesting against a budget plan by then Governor Scott Walker. The album 'Going Out in Style' debuted at number 6 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
|The Murphys 5th studio album, 'The Warrior's Code' was released in 2005. It contains one of the band's signature tunes 'I'm Shipping Up to Boston'. This song was the title tune for which 2006 Academy Award winning film?||Dropkick Murphys - Boston's Finest
The Departed. 'I'm Shipping Up to Boston' was previously recoded and released with 'The Field of Athenry' single but was re-recorded and added to 'The Warrior's Code'. The song also featured heavily in the film 'The Departed', which was set primarily in the Boston area, and also featured on one of the film's two soundtrack releases.