Injured Cop Leads Boston Pops in Tribute to First Responders (Video)

Dick Donohue leads Pops in Dropkick Murphys song “I’m Shipping Up To Boston”

Last Updated: July 24, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

Dick Donohue, a transit cop who was seriously injured in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, led the Boston Pops in a July 4th tribute to first responders: a rousing performance of the Dropkick Murphy's "I'm Shipping Up to Boston."

Yes, that was three uses of the word "Boston" in one sentence. But you might feel just as effusive about the city after watching a beaming Donohue take the baton and lead the orchestra as the crowd goes wild despite 93-degree temperatures.

Boston, Boston, Boston: