This article is about the bassist for the Dropkick Murphys. For the composer of "Sweet Georgia Brown", see Kenneth Casey
. For the neuroscientist, see Kenneth L. Casey
. For the author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
, see Ken Kesey
Ken Casey (born December 31, 1969) is the bass guitarist and one of the lead singers of the Boston Celtic punk group Dropkick Murphys. Casey was one of the original members, starting the band in 1996 with guitarist Rick Barton and singer Mike McColgan. He is the only original member of the Dropkick Murphys left in the band, though drummer Matt Kelly joined shortly after formation in 1997. He is known for his melodic vocal parts and solid punk rock bass playing. The Dropkick Murphys song "Boys on the Docks" is dedicated to Ken Casey's grandfather John Kelly, a union worker in the middle of the 20th century. Ken is also the owner of a bar in the Back Bay of Boston near Fenway, McGreevy's Third Base Saloon. It's dedicated to the memory of the founder of the Royal Rooters, "'Nuf Ced" Michael T. McGreevy. It is located at 911 Boylston Street, Boston MA.
Personal life 
Casey, who was born and raised in Milton, Massachusetts currently lives in Hingham, Massachusetts with his wife and kids. He is of Irish decent on both his mother and father's side. Casey considers himself a die hard Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins fan, and also participated in the Boston Bruins AT&T Legends Classic hockey game on January 2, 2010. Other celebrities that participated were Tim Robbins, Bobby Farrelly, Terry O'Reilly, and Lenny Clarke among others. Casey's team won with him burying the winning shot in the second period.
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