Kurstin x Grohl: The Hanukkah Sessions 2022
This year too they indulge us with a special performance in honor of Hanukkah!!!
And this time it is not a studio performance but a live performance with special guests!!
This is the third year in a row that the two musicians, Jewish producer, and multi-instrumentalist Greg Kurstin and his non-Jewish but also multi-instrumentalist friend Dave Grohl, have teamed up for a special Hanukkah session. It started in 2020, continued into 2021, and again this year they are joining together, and instead of Christmas songs, they are performing special covers of songs by Jewish artists for every Hanukkah candle.
Here is the first song...
First Candle: Spinning Wheel - Blood, Sweat & Tears
The Jewish comedian Judd Apatow joins the two to perform the song!!
Second Candle: Pink - Let's get Ths Party Started
Performing her own song, Pink the famous pop star who is also Jewish.
Third Candle: 10cc - The Things We Do For Love
Preformed by the Jewish musician Inara George who is well known as the half of "The Birds and the Bees".
Fourth Candle: Janis Ian - At Seventeen
Preformed with Dave's daughter, Violet Grohl.
Fifth Candle: Beck - E-Pro
This time is the famous musician Beck which have Jewish roots
Sixth Candle: Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Heads Will Roll
Preformed by Karen O, the only non-Jewish member of the band "Yeah Yeah Yeahs".
Seventh Candle: Rush - The Spirit of the Radio
One of the three ribs of the band "Rush" is Geddy Lee whose Jewish mother was the biggest fan of the band, performed by the Jewish multi-talent Jack Black.