In the song "Rock Star" from the 2010 Broadway musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, a punk-rock version of America's seventh president (a governor at this point in the show) takes some snide shots at a few of his predecessors. "John Adams tried to be an American Idol," he sings, "Jefferson tried to be a rock star." While the song might not be the most touching of patriotic tunes, its references take on new relevance in the era of Hamilton. And if you're feeling a little irreverent come Monday, this may be the anthem for you.
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