Monday, April 6, 2009

Boston Pops Orchestra Releases The Red Sox Album, Today, Monday, April 6

Opening Day Of Red Sox 2009 Season

The red sox album to feature new arrangements of fenway’s fan anthem “Sweet Caroline,” The Dropkick Murphys' “I’m Shippin’ up to Boston,” and “Take me out to the ballgame;” “The Stars and Stripes forever” and a musical version of baseball’s famous heart-wrencher, “Casey at the bat,” also featured.

New album represents unique collaboration between city’s major league baseball team and orchestra Keith lockhart joins twitter revolution--now posting messages about new album and 2009 spring pops season at twitter.com/keithlockhart

Live from fenway on opening day, “chronicle" (ch 5) will feature the pops' new album in a rollicking video tribute to the dropkick murphys' "i'm shippin' up to boston"

Sample of I’m Shipping up to Boston
Note: When my two year old grandson heard this piece he gave up the book he was being read to and immediately jumped up to dance about the room.

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