50 Best Turkey Tunes for Your Thanksgiving Playlist

Let’s be honest, food is the center of any Thanksgiving gathering. But it’s not just about taste and presentation. It’s about making memories, carrying on traditions, and connecting with your family and friends while sharing a meal. This year, your Thanksgiving celebration may be looking a little different. With health guidelines recommending everyone to stay home, many of us are looking for ways to connect with family and friends during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Lucky for us, music is a great way to bring everyone together, without having to be all together. Whether you are celebrating at home with your immediate family or have a multigenerational reunion with relatives, here are 50 of the best Turkey Tunes for your Thanksgiving feast. Are you celebrating virtually this year? Send this playlist to your family and friends so you can all listen to these Turkey Tunes together!

Let’s get our Turkey Trot on!

1 “Thanksgiving Theme” by Vince Guataldi Trio

2 “The Thanksgiving Song” by Adam Sandler

3 “I’ve Got Plenty To Be Thankful for” by Bing Crosby

4 “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong

5 “Strange Fruit” By Billie Holliday

6 “Home” by Michael Bublé

7 “All That Meat and No Potatoes” by Louis Armstrong

8 “Thanksgiving” George Winston

9 “Harvest Moon” by Neil Young

10 “The Weight” by Aretha Franklin

11 “Everybody Needs Someone to Love” by Solomon Burke

12 “I Thank You” by Sam & Dave

13 “Green Onions” by Booker T. & the M.G.’s

14 “I Want to Thank You” by Otis Redding

15 “Sweets for My Sweet” by The Drifters

16 “Hold On, I’m Comin'” by Sam & Dave

17 “Mashed Potatoes U.S.A.” by James Brown & The Family

18 “Thank You” by Sly & The Family Stone

19 “Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)” by Dee Dee Sharp

20 “The Thanksgiving Song” by Ben Rector

21 “Come Away With Me” by Norah Jones

22 “Friendship” by Patti LuPone & Bill McCutcheon

23 “Food Chain” by Eric Hutchinson

24 “Autumn Leaves” by Leslie Odom Jr.

25 “Autumn In New York” by Billie Holiday

26 “Thanksgiving Song” by Mary Chapin Carpenter

27 “Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep” by Bing Crosby

28 “That’s What Friends Are For” by Dionne Warwick, Elton John, & Gladys Knight

29 “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by Marvin Gaye

30 “On the Sunny Side of the Street” By Billie Holiday

31 “Nothing Can Change This Love” by Sam Cooke

32 “Young Pilgrims” by The Shins

33 “Sweet Potato Pie” by James Taylor

34 “Be Thankful for What You’ve Got” By William DeVaughn

35 “Be Thankful” by Natalie Cole

36 “Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie” by Jay & The Techniques

37 “Thank You” by Dido

38 “Cooking Up Something Good” by Mac DeMarco

39 “Ode To My Family” by The Cranberries

40 “Nicotine & Gravy” by Beck

41 “Almost Thanksgiving Day” By Graham Parker

42 “Home” by Phillip Phillips

43 “Thankful” Kelly Clarkson

44 “Let’s Turkey Trot” by Little Eva

45 “Thank You Girl” by The Beatles

46 “Sweet Potato” by Sia

47 “Coat of Many Colors” by Dolly Parton

48 “Everybody Eats When They Come to My House” by Cab Calloway & His Orchestra

49 “Early Autumn” By Ella Fitzgerald

50 “Thursday” by The Weekend

Download and share the full playlist here.

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