Songs The Best Songs About Being Thankful  

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Being thankful is a great way to show appreciation for the little things in life. Enjoy this list of the best songs about being thankful, ranked by user votes. Thanksgiving isn't the only time of year to give thanks and several great artists have shared their gratitude in thank you songs. Family, God, life and love are just a few of the topics that inspired rock stars, rappers and blues musicians to write songs of thanks.

One of the best songs about being thankful of all time has got to be “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)” by Sly and the Family Stone. The chorus of this hit generates a guaranteed sing-along and dance party. Another good song of thanks is “Danke Schoen” by Wayne Newton. This song was featured in an iconic scene in the 1986 film, Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Danke Schoen is the German equivalent to saying “Thank you.”

“Gratitude” by Earth, Wind & Fire and “Blessing” by Big Sean also made this list of the top songs about being thankful. Jay Z says thanks to his fans on his hit, “Encore.”

Which song about being thankful is your favorite? Give it a thumbs up and please add any we may have missed.

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Danke Schoen Wayne Newton

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A Song for Mama Boyz II Men

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Grateful Rita Ora

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Blessings Big Sean

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I Wanna Thank You Mavis Staples

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Thank U Alanis Morissette

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Thanks From a Friend Paul McCartney

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Thank You Dido

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Thanks for the Memory Rod Stewart

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Gratitude Earth, Wind & Fire

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Thankful n' Thoughtful Sly & the Family Stone

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Thank You Solomon Burke

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Gratitude Ani DiFranco

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Thank You Love Stevie Wonder

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Thanks for the Pepperoni George Harrison

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Never Forget Judas Priest

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Thank You Bonnie Raitt

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Thank You Kris Kristofferson

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Thank God for the Bomb Ozzy Osbourne

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Thanks to You The Flaming Lips

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You to Thank Ben Folds

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Thank You Boys Jane's Addiction

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Thanks a Lot Martina McBride

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Thank You Chris Brown

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Thank You Simple Plan

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Thank You for the Venom My Chemical Romance

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Thanks a Lot Third Eye Blind

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Thank You DMX

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Thanks to You Nat King Cole

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I Want to Thank You Otis Redding

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Thanks a Lot Tennessee Three, Johnny Cash

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Thank You Commodores

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Encore Jay-Z

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Thank God for Hometowns Carrie Underwood

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I Wanna Thank Ya Angie Stone, Snoop Dogg

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Thank You Barry White

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Thank Me Now Drake

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Thank God for the Suffering Cradle of Filth