For night two of the annual Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin Hanukkah Sessions, the two enlisted the acclaimed pop star P!nk to cover a beloved song, “Get The Party Started.”
The Foo Fighters’ official Twitter account shared the cover news, writing, “One of the music world’s biggest and brightest stars of David, @Pink shows a couple of schmendricks how it’s done by joining us for her very own Bat Mitzvah staple ‘Get The Party Started!’ #happyhanukkah#hanukkahsessions“
For the third year in a row, Grohl, the Foo Fighters frontman, and musical pal, Greg Kurstin, are celebrating Hanukkah with their annual week of covers known as their Hanukkah Sessions.
Each year, the duo celebrates songs written by Jewish artists.
This year, the duo kicked off their traditional week of covers by performing a rendition of “Spinning Wheel” by Blood, Sweat & Tears, getting a little help from movie producer Judd Apatow.
Grohl and Kurstin recorded their performances for the sessions in front of a live studio audience at Largo in Los Angeles earlier this month. Reportedly, other performances this year include offerings from P!NK, Violet Grohl, Beck, Karen O, Jack Black, and Kyle Gass. Proceeds from the Hanukkah Sessions will go to the Anti-Defamation League.
In 2020, the first-annual Hanukkah Sessions included covers of songs by the Beastie Boys, Drake, Peaches, Bob Dylan, the Velvet Underground, and more. Last year, Grohl and Kurstin performed songs by Lisa Loeb, Ramones, Barry Manilow, Van Halen, Amy Winehouse, Billy Joel, The Clash, and KISS.
The first two seasons are all available to stream on all DSPs. Check back with American Songwriter for an update on the latest from Grohl and Kurstin and their Hanukkah Sessions.
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