Songs are regarded as the most perfect means of expression. They represent a spontaneous flow of one’s thoughts and emotions. In fact, life is considered to be a glorious cycle of songs - a medley of lyrics and tunes. Hence, it is integral to incorporate songs into the different aspects of one’s life. And this goes for the celebration of Hanukkah festival too. Hanukkah, or the ‘Festival of Lights’, is an eight-day rollercoaster ride of unlimited fun, enjoyment and gale time. To make the festival even more enjoyable and interesting, festive songs are sung as a part of the celebration. In fact, singing such songs has almost become like a custom - a ritual without which the entire celebration can be regarded as almost incomplete. One of such interesting and amusing songs is ‘The Hanukkah Song’, by Adam Sandler. Read on to explore the lyrics of this song.
The Hanukkah Song
This is a song that uhh..
There’s a lot of Christmas songs out there and uhh.
Not too many Chanukah songs.
I wrote a song for all those nice little Jewish kids who don’t get to hear any Chanukah songs.
Here we go...
Put on your yarmulke
Here comes Chanukah
So much funukah
To celebrate Chanukah
Chanukah 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 Christmas tree
Here’s a list of people who are Jewish just like you and me
David Lee roth Lights the menorah
So do James Caan, Kirk Douglas, and the late Dinah Shore-ah
Guess who eats together at the Carnegie Deli
Bowser from Sha Na Na and Arthur Fonzerelli
Paul Newman’s half Jewish, Goldie Hawn’s 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 a dreidel with Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock- both jewish
Put on your yarmulke
It’s time for Chanukah
The owner of the Seattle Supersonicahs
O.J. Simpson, not a Jew
But guess who is? hall of famer Rod Carew -- he converted
We got Ann Landers and her sister Dear Abby
Harrison Ford’s a quarter Jewish- not too shabby
Some people think that Ebenezer Scrooge is
Well he’s not, but guess who is
All Three Stooges
So many Jews are in showbiz
Tom Cruise isn’t, but I heard his agent is
Tell your friend Veronica
It’s time to celebrate Chanukah
I hope I get a harmonicah
Oh this lovely, lovely Chanukah
So drink your gin and tonicah
And smoke your marijuanikah
If you really, really wannakah
Have a happy, happy, happy, happy Chanukah