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Think You've Memorized 'Hamilton'? Get Ready To Prove It

Earlier this week, Lin-Manuel Miranda unveiled the video for "Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)," a memorable track from The Hamilton Mixtape — itself a remixed offshoot of the Broadway sensation's best-selling original cast album. Now, the original cast recording gets its own instrumental edition, which is perfect for everything from at-home Hamilton karaoke to the kind of group sing-alongs the Hamilton folks have been organizing and/or endorsing across the country.

Those events, sanctioned by a federation of local organizations bearing the "Hamiltunes" name, coincide nicely with the musical's continued expansion beyond Broadway; already in Chicago, it's about to embark on and what will almost certainly be a lengthy run in London.

Perhaps best of all, the release of The Hamilton Instrumentals gives Lin-Manuel Miranda yet another opportunity to ham/Ham it up with his pals — most recently in this YouTube clip, in which he's joined by The Roots, Stro Elliott and King George himself, Jonathan Groff.

You can listen to - and sing along with - the full Hamilton Instrumentalsvia Apple Music and Spotify below.

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