This is a song that uhh..
There's a lot of Christmas songs out there and uhh..
not too many Chanukah songs.
So uhh..
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
Celebrates Chanukah

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
Happy Chanukah

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The Chanukah Song song meanings
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    General Commentthis song goes out to all of the lonely jews on christmas who have to endure the constant playing of holiday songs. I love the song, it always makes me laugh and it gives me something to blast during the holidays and I love my gin and tonicah
    natty gon May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI have no clue what this song is about.....could someone help me???
    Ibanez7445on April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsmoke that marijuanikah!!!!!!!!!!
    logan_6969on May 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentadam sandler is a god. ::shrug::
    nonpunkon May 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is hilarious.I don't exactly like the spoof on Jews,buti have to admit I do tend to LOL when I hear this song.I mean spoofs on anybody are wrong,but it does SOUND like he is trying to make sure the people who do celebrate hanukah have a song like people who celebrate christmas.
    buffyfreak13on June 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell most GOOD funny songs usaly take the piss outa something because its funny :P i make a quick reference to Weird Al :D
    llamaon September 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis isn't a spoof on anyone. if you knew anything you'd know that adam sandler is Jewish.
    L.O.S.E.R.on September 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe proof is in the pudding my friends.
    DaveyHavokEBHCon March 29, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAdam Sandler said, before performing this on a Christmas episode of SNL, "growing up, we only had songs like "dreidel dreidel dreidel" to sing during Chanukah while all my other friends had Christmas carols like "Jingle Bell Rock"." not a direct quote, but close enough.

    that's why he wrote this song. so that the Chanukah celebratin' kids would have something more to sing.

    now isn't that sweet?
    keyyoooon November 08, 2004   Link
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    General CommentSinging it tonight!
    lostchromosone45on December 07, 2004   Link

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