80-year-old Mormon senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), wrote and performed his own song for Hanukkah, titled Eight Days of Hanukkah.
Granted, this video showing the making of the song is 5 years old, but is nonetheless pretty impressive.
Happy (almost) Hanukkah from chanteur Senator Orrin Hatch. http://t.co/5pupsNDIpN
— Ellen L. Carmichael (@ellencarmichael) December 16, 2014
Here’s the video …
Via the New York Times:
The video was posted Tuesday night on Tablet, an online magazine of Jewish lifestyle and culture, just in time for Hanukkah.
Known around the Senate as a prolific writer of Christian hymns and patriotic melodies, Mr. Hatch, 75, said this was his first venture into Jewish music. It will not be his last.
“Anything I can do for the Jewish people, I will do,” Mr. Hatch said …
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Hatch is actually a fairly prolific songwriter and musician.
So what did you think of the Senator’s Hanukkah song? Give us your reviews below …
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