Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Hump Day Humor - Adam Sandler's original Chanukah (Hanukkah) Song

The holidays are just not the same for me without hearing this song...over and over again! It's a holiday classic!! I've included the words so you can sing along!! Enjoy!

[source for lyrics, misspellings et al:]

Intro: this is a song, that uh, there's a lot of xmas songs out there, but not
Too many about Hanukkah, so I wrote a song for all those nice little Jewish
Kids who don't get to hear any Hanukkah songs--here we go...

Put on your yalmulka, here comes Hanukkah
Its so much fun-akkah to celebrate Hanukkah,

Hanukkah is the festival of lights,
Instead of one day of presents, we have eight crazy nights.

When you feel like the only kid in town without a x-mas tree, heres a list of
People who are jewish, just like you and me:

David Lee Roth lights the menorrah,
So do James Caan, Kirk Douglas, and the late Dinah Shore-ah

Guess who eats together at the Karnickey Deli,
Bowzer from Sha-Na-Na, and Arthur Fonzerrelli.

Paul Newmans half Jewish; Goldie Hawns half too,
Put them together--what a fine lookin' Jew!

You don't need deck the halls or jingle bell rock
Cause you can spin the dreidl with Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock--both Jewish!

Put on your yalmulka, it's time for Hanukkah,
The owner of the seattle super sonic-ahs celebrates Hanukkah.

O.j. Simpson-- not a Jew!
But guess who is...hall of famer¡ºrod carew--(he converted!)

We got Ann Landers and her sister dear Abby,
Harrison Fords a quarter Jewish--not too shabby!

Some people think that Ebeneezer Scrooge is,
Well, he's not, but guess who is:all three Stooges.

So many jews are in show biz--
Tom cruise isn¹t, [tacit] but I heard his agent is.

Tell your friend Veronica, it's time you celebrate Hanukkah
I hope I get a harmonica, on this lovely, lovely Hanukkah.

So drink your gin-and-tonic-ah, and smoke your mara-juanic-ah,
If you really, really wanna-kah, have a happy, happy, happy, happy
Hanukkah¡¡. Happy Hanukka!


  1. me thinks it's the carnegie deli. (how persnickety! sorry! LOL)

    also love this song!


  2. It is. I should have cited the source (which I've done now). It was bad enough I had to go through and capitalize names.


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