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Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin cover Drake, Mountain & Peaches for ongoing ‘Hanukkah Sessions’ song series

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As Hanukkah continued over the weekend, so did Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin‘s Hanukkah Sessions song series.

After celebrating the first night of the Jewish holiday last Thursday with a spirited cover of Beastie Boys‘ “Sabotage,” the Foo Fighters frontman and the producer marked nights two, three and four with renditions of Drake‘s “Hotline Bling,” Mountain‘s “Mississippi Queen” and Peaches‘ “F*** the Pain Away.”

Drake, Mountain frontman Leslie West and Peaches are all Jewish — you may remember that Drake threw himself a “re-Bar Mitzvah” for his 31st birthday. 31, of course, is the inverse of 13, the age during which the traditional ceremony for Jewish children takes place.

For the Hanukkah Sessions, Grohl and Kurstin are releasing a cover by a different Jewish artist for each of the holiday’s eight nights. Tune in Monday after sundown for night five’s cover.

In related news, Grohl will be sitting in with Kurstin’s band The Bird and the Bee on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! this Thursday, December 17.

(Mountain and Peaches videos contain uncensored profanity.)

By Josh Johnson
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