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What'd I Miss Lyrics

Seventeen. Se- se- seventeen...
Se- se- seventeen…

How does the bastard orphan
Immigrant decorated war vet
Unite the colonies through more debt?
Fight the other founding fathers til he has to forfeit?
Have it all, lose it all
You ready for more yet?
Treasury Secretary. Washington’s the President
Ev’ry American experiment sets a precedent
Not so fast. Someone came along to resist him
Pissed him off until we had a two-party system
You haven’t met him yet, you haven’t had the chance
‘cause he’s been kickin’ ass as the ambassador to France
But someone’s gotta keep the American promise
You simply must meet Thomas. Thomas!

Thomas Jefferson’s coming home!
Thomas Jefferson’s coming home!
Thomas Jefferson’s coming home!
Thomas Jefferson’s coming home!
Thomas Jefferson’s coming home Lord he’s
Been off in Paris for so long!

France is following us to revolution
There is no more status quo
But the sun comes up and the world still spins


I helped Lafayette draft a declaration
Then I said, ‘I gotta go
I gotta be in Monticello.’ Now the work at
Home begins…


So what’d I miss?
What’d I miss?
Virginia, my home sweet home, I wanna give you a kiss
I’ve been in Paris meeting lots of different ladies...
I guess I basic’lly missed the late eighties...
I traveled the wide, wide world and came back to this…


There’s a letter on my desk from the President
Haven’t even put my bags down yet
Sally be a lamb, darlin’, won’tcha open it?
It says the President’s assembling a cabinet
And that I am to be the Secretary of State, great!
And that I’m already Senate-approved...
I just got home and now I’m headed up to New York

Headin’ to New York!
Headin’ to New York!

Lookin’ at the rolling fields
I can’t believe that we are free

Ready to face
Whatever’s awaiting
Me in N.Y.C.
Believe that we are free

Me in N.Y.C.

But who’s waitin’ for me when I step in the place?
My friend James Madison, red in the face

He grabs my arm and
I respond
“What’s goin’ on?”


Thomas, we are engaged in a battle for our nation’s very soul
Can you get us out of the mess we’re in?


Hamilton’s new financial plan is nothing less
Than government control
I’ve been fighting for the South alone
Where have you been?

Aaa-ooo! [JEFFERSON]

We have to win

What’d I miss?

What’d I miss?

Headfirst into a political abyss!

I have my first cabinet meeting today

I guess I better think of something to say
I’m already on my way
Let’s get to the bottom of this…
Wha? Wha? What’d I miss?

I’ve come home to this?

Headfirst, into the abyss!


On my way

What did I miss?
Ahhh ah!

Mr. Jefferson, welcome home

Mr. Jefferson? Alexander Hamilton

Mr. Jefferson, welcome home

Mr. Jefferson, welcome home
Sir, you’ve been off in Paris for so long!

So what did I miss?
Last Update: November, 12th 2015

Hamilton Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Alexander Hamilton Lyrics
  3. Aaron Burr, Sir Lyrics
  4. My Shot Lyrics
  5. The Story of Tonight Lyrics
  6. The Schuyler Sisters Lyrics
  7. Farmer Refuted Lyrics
  8. You'll Be Back Lyrics
  9. Right Hand Man Lyrics
  10. A Winter's Ball Lyrics
  11. Helpless Lyrics
  12. Satisfied Lyrics
  13. The Story of Tonight (Reprise) Lyrics
  14. Wait For It Lyrics
  15. Stay Alive Lyrics
  16. Ten Duel Commandments Lyrics
  17. Meet Me Inside Lyrics
  18. That Would Be Enough Lyrics
  19. Guns and Ships Lyrics
  20. History Has Its Eye on You Lyrics
  21. Yorktown Lyrics
  22. What Comes Next? Lyrics
  23. Dear Theodosia Lyrics
  24. Non-Stop Lyrics
  25. Act 2
  26. What'd I Miss Lyrics
  27. Cabinet Battle #1 Lyrics
  28. Take a Break Lyrics
  29. Say No to This Lyrics
  30. The Room Where It Happens Lyrics
  31. Schuyler Defeated Lyrics
  32. Cabinet Battle #2 Lyrics
  33. Washington on Your Side Lyrics
  34. One Last Time Lyrics
  35. I Know Him Lyrics
  36. The Adams Administration Lyrics
  37. We Know Lyrics
  38. Hurricane Lyrics
  39. The Reynolds Pamphlet Lyrics
  40. Burn Lyrics
  41. Blow Us All Away Lyrics
  42. Stay Alive (Reprise) Lyrics
  43. It's Quiet Uptown Lyrics
  44. The Election of 1800 Lyrics
  45. The Obedient Servant Lyrics
  46. Best of Wives and Best of Women Lyrics
  47. The World Was Wide Enough Lyrics
  48. Finale (Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story) Lyrics

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