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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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Thank U Alanis Morissette

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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 You Dido

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Thanks From a Friend Paul McCartney

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Thanks for the Memory Rod Stewart

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Thankful n' Thoughtful Sly & the Family Stone

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Gratitude Ani DiFranco

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Gratitude Earth, Wind & Fire

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Never Forget Judas Priest

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Thank You Solomon Burke

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Thanks to You The Flaming Lips

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Thank You Love Stevie Wonder

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Thank God for the Bomb Ozzy Osbourne

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You to Thank Ben Folds

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Thanks for the Pepperoni George Harrison

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Thank You Bonnie Raitt

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Thank You Boys Jane's Addiction

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Thank You Chris Brown

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Thank You for the Venom My Chemical Romance

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Thank You DMX

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Thank You Kris Kristofferson

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Thanks a Lot Martina McBride

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Thank God for the Suffering Cradle of Filth

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Thank You Simple Plan

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Thanks to You Nat King Cole

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Thanks a Lot Third Eye Blind

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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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Encore Jay-Z

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Thank You For... Hall & Oates

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Thank You Commodores

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I Wanna Thank Ya is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs About Being Thankful
I Wanna Thank Ya Angie Stone, Snoop Dogg

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Thank God for Hometowns Carrie Underwood

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