Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Covers Blood, Sweat & Tears For Hanukkah

For the third year Dave Grohl celebrated Hanukkah by teaming up with friend and producer Greg Kurstin to cover songs made famous by Jewish artists.

As posted on Foo Fighters Twitter account, this time they took on a classic from Blood, Sweat & Tears and recorded “Spinning Wheel,” with director/comedian Judd Apatow singing lead.

At the end of the song, Apatow jokingly turned to Grohl and said, “Dave I know you do five hour concerts, but that’s all I can do. I need a month off.”

So far, they’ve revealed only one song. But according to Variety, other performers included Dave’s daughter Violet Grohl, PINK, Beck, Jack Black, Karen O, and Kyle Gass.

Launched in 2020, the Hanukkah Sessions benefits the Anti-Defamation League.

TL;DR:

  • Dave Grohl celebrating Hanukkah by teaming up with friend and producer Greg Kurstin to cover songs made famous by Jewish artists.
  • They took on a classic from Blood, Sweat & Tears and recorded “Spinning Wheel.”