The Last Letter Home

Album: The Warrior's Code (2005)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song is a tribute to Sgt. Andrew Farrar, a soldier in Iraq who requested that the Dropkick Murphys play at his funeral if he were to die. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Matt - Houston, TX
  • The lyrics include a letter from Sgt. Farrar to his wife and family where he thanked his mom for sending him the latest Dropkick album and that his favorite song was their version of Fields of Athenry.
  • When the band learned that there was a Sgt. Andrew Farrar memorial fund where all the money goes to families that have had loved ones lost in the line of duty they released a limited edition single with a stripped version of Fields of Athenry on it. All the proceeds went to the memorial fund.

Comments: 2

  • Joe from Quincy, Mathe farrar family grew up in my neighborhood, the dropkicks are from down the street to, they knew eachother. one of andrew farrars brother was my teacher a few years back. hes a good guy. support our troops.
  • Joe from Chicago, Argreat song by a great band.
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