Postscript: did I buy the “Hamilton” soundtrack before I finished watching the filmed version? Yes. Yes, I did.
Obscure trivia: long before “Hamilton,” there was liberal iconoclast Gore Vidal’s 1973 novel “Burr,” which made the opposite case for who the hero and the villain in this story were. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/there-was-hamilton-there-was-burr-180959295/