This week, Dropkick Murphys shared their newest tune, the fiery staff’ anthem “All You Fonies.” It is the third single from the Boston-based Celtic punkers’ forthcoming eleventh studio album, This Machine Nonetheless Kills Fascists. Each the tune and the album repaint the lyrics of the American people icon Woody Guthrie.
The album title is acquainted for Guthrie followers — the late musical troubadour is thought for displaying the slogan “This Machine Kills Fascists” on his acoustic guitar all through the Forties. The Murphys’ “All You Fonies” takes the unique yarn and remakes it for as we speak’s activist environment.
Hear the tune towards the underside of this publish.
Instantly earlier Murphys singles “Two 6’s Upside Down” and “Ten Times More” did the identical factor with germane Guthrie lyrics. Each of these tunes additionally seem on the monitor listing for This Machine Nonetheless Kills Fascists, which is chock filled with reimagined Guthrie-penned songs. It arrives in full Sept. 30. Pre-order it here.
Dropkick Murphys are presently touring the U.S. — see the dates under. They head to Europe for a secure of reveals with fellow punk act Pennywise early subsequent yr.
In John S. Partington’s The Life, Music and Considered Woody Guthrie, the creator explains how Guthrie wrote the phrases to “All You Fonies” circa 1944 after he joined the Service provider Marine and Nationwide Maritime Union (NMU). The present of union energy is evident within the lyric.
Come all your pals and staff
A story I will inform to you
Of how we constructed our Union
You name the NMU
I fought the goons and gun thugs
Across the ocean shores
I assume I received my head caved in
A dozen occasions or extra
Singing: All you fonies sure to lose lose lose
All you fonies sure to lose
Dropkick Murphys, “All You Fonies” (Music Video)
Dropkick Murphys Fall 2022 U.S. Tour Dates
Sept. 16 – West Springfield, Mass. @ Large E
Oct. 20 – Harmony, N.H. @ Capitol Ctr
Oct. 21 – Windfall, R.I. @ Veterans Memorial
Oct. 22 – Atlantic Metropolis, N.J. @ Circus Maximus
Oct. 24 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Kings Theatre
Oct. 25 – Washington, D.C. @ Lincoln Theatre
Oct. 27 – N. Charleston, S.C. @ Performing Arts Ctr
Oct. 28 – Raleigh, N.C. @ Raleigh Memorial
Oct. 29 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Brady Music Ctr
Oct. 30 – Greensburg, Pa. @ Palace Theatre
Nov. 1 – Tulsa, Okla. @ Tulsa Theater
Nov. 2 – Omaha, Neb. @ The Holland Heart
Nov. 3 – Denver, Colo. @ Paramount Theatre
Nov. 5 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Orpheum Theatre
Nov. 6 – Silverado, Calif. @ Oak Canyon Park
Nov. 8 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Orpheum Theatre
Nov. 9 – Oakland, Calif. @ Fox Theater
Nov. 10 – Monterey, Calif. @ Golden State Theatre
Nov. 11 – Reno, Nev. @ Silver Legacy On line casino
Nov. 13 – Seattle, Wash. @ Moore Theatre
Nov. 16 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ State Theatre
Nov. 17 – Des Moines, Iowa @ Sherman Place
Nov. 18 – Chesterfield, Mo. @ Manufacturing unit
Nov. 19 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Ryman
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These bands had intense touring schedules. So many reveals, so little relaxation!