Let’s Take A Moment Day 269

Hi everyone.  Hope you are all well and continue to stay that way during this global health crisis we are facing.  But in addition to protecting your physical wellness, what are you doing to stay mentally healthy today?

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(Image found online.  Original source unknown.)

I know we are in a serious situation, but I need a break from the gloom, doom and bullying by way of hoarding. Music has always been my refuge and watching those beautiful Italians singing to each other from their balconies reaffirmed my belief that music is the answer. So until the old normal returns, I am going to share a song I listen to that helps me escape the current state of things, if only for a few minutes each day.  And if this helps anyone else, even better.

On the December 3, 1994 “Weekend Update” segment of “Saturday Night Live”, Norm Macdonald introduced Adam Sandler who performed today’s song “for all those nice little Jewish kids who don’t get to hear any Chanukah songs”. Well, kids & adults of all religions loved the tune so much that when it was released as a single the following year, it became a top 10 hit and a holiday staple. It is also one of the funniest and informative novelty records out there. For all of you celebrating the first night of Hanukkah tonight, enjoy the holiday, this song & the celebration of all “eight crazy nights”.

Tell your friend Veronica
Its time you celebrate Hanukkah
I hope I get a harmonica
On this lovely, lovely Hanukkah”.

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Adam Sandler in 1994. (Image found online.  Original source unknown.)

Adam Sandler: “The Chanukah Song” (Live performance on the 12/03/1994 episode of “Saturday Night Live. Written by Ian Maxtone-Graham, Lewis Morton and Adam Sandler).

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Stay well.