Thanksgiving Day is drawing near: the pie crusts are being made, the turkeys are (hopefully) thawing and you’re bracing for the onslaught of food and family in the coming days.
To soundtrack your prep for the biggest feast of the year, Billboard has cooked up the perfect Thanksgiving playlist with songs by everyone from Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson and Taylor Swift to Phillip Phillips, The Cranberries and Idina Menzel. And while a few of the tracks may be seasonal (think covers of “Let It Snow” by She & Him and “White Winter Hymnal” by Pentatonix), bonafide Thanksgiving jams by the likes of Adam Sandler (“The Thanksgiving Song”) and the cast of Bob’s Burgers (“It’s Thanksgiving For Everyone”) will most certainly get you in the mood for Turkey Day.
So come for the salivating sounds of “Stuffy Turkey” by Thelonious Monk and “(Do The) Mashed Potatoes” by James Brown, stay for good vibes and gratitude of “Thank You” by Dido and “Kind and Generous” by Natalie Merchant. But no matter what you do, make sure you leave room for dessert with Destiny’s Child deep cut “Apple Pie A La Mode.”
Stream Billboard‘s Turkey Tunes below.