Happy Hanukkah from Ben Kweller: Remixing the Holidays

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Hanukkah kicks off at sundown tonight. And while the festival of lights is famous for a lot of things — like potato latkes and eight nights of presents — it’s often underappreciated for its music.

That changes today. Indie music star Ben Kweller reminds us that there’s plenty of good Hanukkah music. He joins us from his tour bus, which is currently parked in Birmingham, Ala.

Here is Ben Kweller's full list of favorite Hanukkah songs:

 

Ben Kweller's Favorite Hanukkah Songs

Tune in for more holiday music the week of December 20, when our annual “Remixing the Holidays” series kicks into high gear with Augusten Burroughs, Natalie Cole, and many other stars who will share their favorite Christmas music with us.

Guests:

Ben Kweller

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

Comments [3]

diana from nyc

this is awesome!! ben kweller + the leevees in one piece? amazing!!!

you guys should have guster on your show!

Dec. 03 2010 02:41 PM

Hi David. I'm emailing you now.
-Jim

Dec. 01 2010 11:31 AM
David Herlihy from Boston, MA

I enjoyed your discussion of holiday songs, and I would like to send you a very short recording of an original song, "Non-Denominational Holiday", a variation of We Wish You A Merry Christmas. Can you provide me an email address to which I can send the mp3? Thank you. dh

Dec. 01 2010 09:36 AM

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