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2020-2021 Annual Report

Boston Pops and Dropkick Murphys Team Up for Mother’s Day

Following a rise in popularity of sea shanties on social media, the Boston Pops teamed up with another of Boston’s favorites, the Dropkick Murphys, to create a sea shanty with a twist. Putting new lyrics to an existing melody, the two groups created “Darlin’ Mothers,” a tribute to the mothers of the Pops and all Boston mothers near and far in honor of Mother's Day. The jaunty number raked up more than 20,000 views across the Pops’ social media platforms.