Adam Sandler Chanukah Song
Artist: Adam Sandler
Words and Music by: Adam Sandler, Lewis Morton, Ian Maxtone-Graham
Adam Sandler Chanukah Song (Excerpt)
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 …
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Adam Sandler Chanukah Song
Instead of One Day of Presents, We Have Eight Crazy Nights
The Chanukah Song is a novelty song written by comedian Adam Sandler and Saturday Night Live writers Lewis Morton and Ian Maxtone-Graham. The popular SNL cast member performed the song for the first time on December 3, 1994 as part of the show’s “Weekend Update” skit.
The song became part of Adam Sandler’s stand-up comedy act and was updated with new lyrics in 1999, 2002, and 2015. The most recent update includes a reference to Jared Fogel, the disgraced former spokesman for Subway.
Jared from Subway: #$!@ dammit, a Jew
But guess who’s Jewish and can fix him? “Loveline”’s Dr. Drew
(get on it doc!)
All variations of the song share the plight of Jewish children and their feelings of alienation during the Christmas holiday season. Jewish celebrities mentioned in the 1994 song include James Caan, Michael Douglas, Harrison Ford, Goldie Hawn, Paul Newman, Leonard Nimoy (Spock), David Lee Roth, William Shatner (Captain Kirk), and Henry Winkler (Arthur Fonzarelli).
Adam Sandler fans also enjoy the comedian’s other holiday novelty song, The Thanksgiving Song.
Chanukah Song (1999)
Celebrities referenced in 1999 version of the song include Yasmine Bleeth, Bob Dylan, Dustin Hoffman, Calvin Klein, Harvey Keitel, Lenny Kravitz, Ralph Lauren, and Winona Ryder. This version was recorded live at Brandeis University for the album Stan and Judy’s Kid.
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Chanukah Song (2002)
Celebrities referenced in 2002 version of the song include Paula Abdul, David Blaine, Jack Black, Melissa Gilbert, Lisa Kudrow, Michael Landon, Debra Messing, Gwyneth Paltrow, Natalie Portman, Rob Schneider (Deuce Bigalow), David Schwimmer, and Ben Stiller. This version was included on the Eight Crazy Nights soundtrack featuring vocals from Rob Schneider and the children’s choir The Drei-Dels.
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Chanukah Song (2015)
Celebrities referenced in 2015 version of the song include Judd Apatow, Dr. Drew, Carrie Fisher, Soleil Moon Frye, Jake Gyllenhaal, Scarlett Johansson, Stan Lee, Adam Levine, Seth Rogen, Scott Rudin, Jonas Salk, and the two guys who founded Google (Larry Page and Sergey Brin). This version was performed in November at the New York Comedy Festival.
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The Chanukah Song
Words and Music by Adam Sandler, Lewis Morton, Ian Maxtone-Graham
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