If you were busy checking out the fireworks in your locality, or if you were already passed out after your food and beer orgy with America, you may have missed the outstanding show the Boston Pops puts on every year in Boston for the Fourth of July. Given the events that transpired this year in Boston with the Marathon bombing and the subsequent manhunt, this year’s Boston Pops performance obviously carried more weight.
It was therefore all that more special when MBTA Transit Police officer Dick Donohue, who was seriously wounded after a shootout with the bombing suspects, came out on crutches to lead the Pops in a rousing rendition of the Dropkick Murphy’s “I’m Shipping Up To Boston.” You don’t get more patriotic than the Dropkick Murphys (at least in Boston).
I want more like this!
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