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Thanksgiving Music Playlist

Set the mood for turkey day with delightful Thanksgiving music. Plan the Thanksgiving playlist based on the preferences of your family and friends, and on the style of Thanksgiving dinner—casual, dressy, or formal. Choose the music for Thanksgiving in advance to prepare for the special day.

Music for Thanksgiving:

Casual

Play fun music for a low-key, casual Thanksgiving. Consider songs such as:

  • “The Thanksgiving Song” by Adam Sandler
  • “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” by George Winston
  • “Give Thanks and Praise” by Bob Marley

Dressy

Select jazz or blues music for a dressy event. Consider music such as:

  • “Autumn Leaves” by Miles Davis
  • “I’ll Be Seeing You” by Billie Holiday
  • “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong

Formal

Put together a list of relaxing, instrumental, or symphonic music for a formal event. Enjoy the soothing sounds of violins, flutes, clarinets, oboes, and chimes. Consider songs such as:

  • “Thanksgiving” by George Winston
  • “Every Time I Close My Eyes” by Kenny G
  • “Amazing Grace” by John Newton

Search for a specific album to play during Thanksgiving dinner, find the Thanksgiving station on Pandora, or get creative and create your own playlist. Put the music on repeat for maintenance-free entertainment during Thanksgiving.

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