Dropkick Murphys on Toucher & Rich: Papelbon ‘Welcome To Do Whatever The Hell He Wants’

Red Sox fans will no longer hear “Shipping Up To Boston” and see closer Jonathan Papelbon run out of the bullpen at Fenway since he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in the offseason.

Read: Dropkick Murphys Wont Let Papelbon Use Their Song As Entrance Music Anymore

Dropkick Murphys’ lead singer Ken Casey said in an interview that the closer was not welcome to use that song now because it’s a Boston song. But on Wednesday, Casey spoke with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich to clarify his comments.

“We were joking about it and I guess it gets lost in translation when you can’t hear the laughter in print. He’s welcome to do whatever the hell he wants,” said Casey.

The guys discussed why the song just wouldn’t even make sense to use because it’s about Boston and what song’s would fit better in Philadelphia.

Listen:

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Summer of Savings
Download Weather App

Listen Live