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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Wayne Newton

2
31 17
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Rita Ora

3
13 5
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Boyz II Men

4
12 5
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Big Sean

5
23 17
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Mavis Staples

6
8 3
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21 16
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Dido

8
11 6
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7 2
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Rod Stewart

10
15 10
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Paul McCartney

11
10 5
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29 24
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Alanis Morissette

13
7 3
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Judas Priest

14
7 4
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Stevie Wonder

15
6 3
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Sly & the Family Stone

16
3 0
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Descendents

17
10 8
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9 7
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Earth, Wind & Fire

19
6 4
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Solomon Burke

20
5 3
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George Harrison

21
4 2
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4 2
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Nat King Cole

23
4 2
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Bonnie Raitt

24
4 2
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25
3 1
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Kris Kristofferson

26
8 7
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Ani DiFranco

27
5 4
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Ozzy Osbourne

28
5 4
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The Flaming Lips

29
4 3
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Hall & Oates

30
4 3
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31
4 3
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Ben Folds

32
4 3
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33
3 2
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34
3 2
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Jane's Addiction

35
2 1
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My Chemical Romance

36
2 1
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DMX

37
2 1
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Third Eye Blind

38
2 1
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Chris Brown

39
2 1
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Simple Plan

40
2 1
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Martina McBride

41
1 0
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MercyMe

42
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Xzibit

43
1 0
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Tesla

44
1 0
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Sarah Vaughan

45
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The Doobie Brothers

46
1 0
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1 0
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48
1 0
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49
1 0
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Ella Fitzgerald

50
1 0
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Buddy Guy