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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
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Rita Ora
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Ella Fitzgerald
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Descendents
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Mavis Staples
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Thank You for the Promises is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Being Thankful
Gordon Lightfoot
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The Supremes
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Steve Marriott
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Nat King Cole
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Big Sean
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Boyz II Men
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Dido
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Rod Stewart
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Alanis Morissette
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Earth, Wind & Fire
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Thank Jah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Being Thankful
Bad Brains
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Sam Cooke
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Hank Williams
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John Denver