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Rachel Sonis

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The best Thanksgiving songs for you Turkey Day playlist

The best Thanksgiving songs for you Turkey Day playlist

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things that make us feel grateful, which is exactly what each of these Thanksgiving songs will help you to do. Maybe you’re appreciative of love. Maybe it’s friends, or lessons learned. Point is, we all have something to be thankful for... which is why the very notion of appreciation is a longstanding inspiration for musicians. Truth is, there aren’t many actual Thanksgiving songs out there (perhaps it’s just too tough to find sensible rhymes for ‘gravy?’). So in a quest to provide the perfect playlist for your big feast, we’ve rounded up our favorite songs about gratitude in general. Here, you’ll find musicians showing appreciation to their friends, lovers, fans and – at least in the case of David Byrne – themselves. Queue up the speakers, take a gander below and stuff your ears with the merry sounds of Big Star, Bob Marley, Boyz II Men and more. Written by Rachel Sonis, Vivienne van Vliet, Andrew Frisicano, Hank Shteamer, Ro Samarth and Andy Kryza