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This song is by Tom Lehrer.

Spoken introduction:
This is a song, though, that I wrote when I first came to Cambridge,
20 years ago. And when I first took the subway ride from Cambridge
Into Boston, I noticed the subway stations on the line had this
Interesting property:

H is for my alma mater Harvard
C is Central, next stop on the line
K is for the cozy Kendall station, and
C is Charles that overlooks the brine ..., a-
P is Park St..., Pahk Street, busy Boston center, and
W is Washington you see ...
Put them all together, they spell ...
HCCKKCC... PW... (sounds like somebody spitting)
Which is just about what Boston means to me!

Written by:

Tom Lehrer

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