Sunday, December 21, 2008

Why are there so few Hannukah songs and so many Christmas songs?

Because all the Jewish composers are busy writing Christmas songs. I'm beginning to think that Christmas is like the rest of the entertainment industry, a creation of Jews and gay men for the consumption of heterosexual gentiles. Exemplum Gratia, this number written by George Wyle (id est Bernard Weissman), and performed by Johnny Mathis: