"Tessie" is both the Red Sox Anthem and also the title of a newer song by the Dropkick Murphys. The original "Tessie" was from the 1902 Broadway musical The Silver Slipper. The newer song, written in 2004, recounts how the singing of the original "Tessie" by the Royal Rooters fan club helped the Boston Americans win the first World Series in 1903.
In 2004, the Boston-area celtic punk group Dropkick Murphys recorded…
Tessie is the Royal Rooters rally cry
Tessie is the TUNE they always sung
Tessie echoed April through October nights
After serenading Stahl, Dineen and Young