So, while reveling in the supreme weirdness that is Bob Dylan’s “Must Be Santa” — the video is non-embeddable, but you can watch it if you click on these pretty colored words right here — we somehow managed to overlook the creepy basement rec room and the fact that Dylan has decided to start sporting “The Rachel,” and instead focused in on one peculiar fact: Uh, why does this old Hal Moore and Bill Fredricks carol suddenly sound like an Animaniacs song?
Here is Dylan’s take on “Must Be Santa”:
Here is the International Friendship Song, a.k.a. “Schnitzelbank,” from Animaniacs:
What do you think, Mixers? Did the folks behind Animaniacs totally rip off this Christmas chestnut and we didn’t notice until now, or is it just the crazy-making tempo that sounds so similar? You tell us in the comments. And: Which do you like better? (Me, I’m going Wakko.)
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