Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters producer Greg Kurstin began a brand new vacation custom this 12 months: masking a tune by a Jewish artist each night time of Hanukkah. They kicked off the Hanukkah Periods Thursday night time with a canopy of the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage,” and adopted it with Drake’s “Hotline Bling” on Friday. To have a good time the competition of lights’ third night time, the duo took on Mountain’s 1970 laborious rock basic “Mississippi Queen.”
Regardless of it simply being Grohl and Kurstin, the duo nail the model that may have made Leslie Weinstein, er Leslie West, proud.
“Speak about making a mountain out of a mohel … named Leslie Weinstein at his bris, the singer of our subsequent band constructed a wailing wall of guitar as Leslie West. Take a look at our tackle a observe from Leslie’s monolithic band, MOUNTAIN,” the reason for the tune learn.
Watch it beneath.
On Wednesday night time, Grohl and Kurstin introduced they’d be launching Hanukkah Periods as an alternative of recording a Christmas tune this 12 months, and dropped a promo previewing what was to come back.
“This 12 months, as an alternative of doing a Christmas tune, Greg and I made a decision to have a good time Hanukkah by recording eight songs by eight well-known Jewish artists and releasing one tune every night time of Hanukkah,” Grohl defined within the video.