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I'm a sailor peg
And I've lost my leg
Climbing up the top sails
I've lost my leg!

I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
I'm shipping off... To find my wooden leg

I'm a sailor peg
And I've lost my leg
Climbing up the top sails
I've lost my leg!

I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
I'm shipping off... To find my wooden leg



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    UnregisteredMay 16, 2012 at 11:34 pm
    Soy un tipo de cambio marinero
    Y he perdido mi pierna
    Subir las velas superiores
    He perdido mi pierna!

    Estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    Estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    Estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    Estoy enviando apagado ... Para encontrar mi pierna de madera

    Soy un tipo de cambio marinero
    Y he perdido mi pierna
    Subir las velas superiores
    He perdido mi pierna!

    Estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    Estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    Estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    Estoy enviando apagado ... Para encontrar mi pierna de madera
  • U
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    UnregisteredMay 16, 2012 at 11:33 pm
    Soy un tipo de cambio marinero
    y he perdido mi pierna
    subir las velas superiores
    he perdido mi pierna!

    Estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    estoy enviando apagado ... Para encontrar mi pierna de madera

    Soy un tipo de cambio marinero
    y he perdido mi pierna
    subir las velas superiores
    he perdido mi pierna!

    Estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    estoy shipping up to boston whoa
    estoy enviando apagado ... Para encontrar mi pierna de madera
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    UnregisteredJan 24, 2012 at 11:08 pm
    Boston at the time was one of the only places that a man or sailor could get a custom wooden leg made just for his body type. Like the first vers states "i'm a sailor peg, and i lost my leg. " he has the peg now to get around with but a fine leg with a shoe of his choice is waiting for him in boston. Thus "i'm shipping up to boston... To find my wooden leg. "
  • U
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    UnregisteredJan 23, 2012 at 10:42 am
    I lived in boston 20 years and then lost both jobs the same month and ended up having to move to the frozen hell that is my birthright, the great (great big nothingnesss) state of maine. To me, this song means i'm shipping "up" to boston, love nothing more than heading south.
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    blob4everSep 5, 2008 at 10:02 pm
    I'm a sailor peg
    And I've lost my leg
    Climbing up the top sails
    I've lost my leg!

    I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
    I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
    I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
    I'm shipping off... to find my wooden leg

    I'm a sailor peg
    And I've lost my leg
    Climbing up the top sails
    I've lost my leg!

    I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
    I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
    I'm shipping up to Boston whoa
    I'm shipping off... to find my wooden leg

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