A Winter's Ball Lyrics

Broadway musical (2015)
Hamilton the Musical - A Winter's Ball Lyrics

"A Winter's Ball" is a song from the Broadway musical Hamilton performed by Leslie Odom Jr. (Burr) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton).

BURR:
How does the bastard, orphan, son of a whore
Go on and on
Grow into more of a phenomenon?
Watch this obnoxious, arrogant, loudmouth bother
Be seated at the right hand of the father
Washington hires Hamilton right on sight
But Hamilton still wants to fight, not write
Now Hamilton’s skill with a quill is undeniable
But what do we have in common? We’re
Reliable with the

ALL MEN:
Ladies!

BURR:
There are so many to deflower!

ALL MEN:
Ladies!

BURR:
Looks! Proximity to power

ALL MEN:
Ladies!

BURR:
They delighted and distracted him
Martha Washington named her feral tomcat after him!

HAMILTON:
That’s true

FULL COMPANY:
1780

BURR:
A winter’s ball
And the Schuyler sisters are the envy of all
Yo, if you can marry a sister, you’re rich, son

HAMILTON:
Is it a question of if, Burr, or which one?

BOTH:
Hey
Hey
Hey
Hey
Hey
Hey
Hey
Hey

[Thanks to Ella for corrections]

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