Songs from Musicals: #23, “Molasses to Rum,” from 1776

Honorable mentions: “But, Mr. Adams,” “Cool, Cool Considerate Men” There was a musical about the Founding Fathers years before Hamilton was dreamed of; heck, it was first performed more than ten years before Lin-Manuel Miranda was born. And in these rankings, a song from 1776 outshines a song from Hamilton, and a little balance is restored to the universe. The… Read More Songs from Musicals: #23, “Molasses to Rum,” from 1776