How to Play Dropkick Murphys “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” on Banjo

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In this video from Happy Banjo Dude, we show you how to play the song ‘I’m Shipping Up To Boston’ by Dropkick Murphys on the banjo. Dropkick Murphys are an American Celtic punk/rock band that formed in 1996 in Massachusetts, USA. The song was originally released in 2005 on their album ‘The Warrior’s Code’

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hey guys what’s up happy banjo dude here back with another lesson this week we’re going to be covering I’m shipping up to boston by Dropkick Murphys as heard in the movie that departed as well as every in Boston sporting event a BA we got the capo on the 2nd fret this time we don’t play the top string so don’t worry about that and this is another instance of where they probably have too many guitar players so they just stuck one on banjo so we will be using a guitar pick for this song now I was playing through some different pick strokes and some fingerings that’s what she said and I put in the tab what I feel is the easiest way to play it at a high speed so you’ll see the symbol for a Down strum or an up strum again this is just what I recommend and what I felt was the most comfortable if you can play around with it on your own and find an easier way by all means go ahead be sure to click on the link to my website so you can get all the tab and follow along I’m going to play through each part slow and then I’ll play along with this on here we go I’m shipping up to boston

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and bang

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