Thanksgiving Songs

Most people find Thanksgiving an inspiring holiday to reflect on gratitude and spend time with family. While enjoying your Thanksgiving, consider sharing some of these songs of thanks with your family.

Over the River and Through the Wood

Originally written as a poem about Thanksgiving by Lydia Maria Child, the lyrics were set to music by an unknown author. This song is sometimes used for Christmas but it’s original intent was for Thanksgiving.


Thanksgiving Prayer by Johnny Cash

American legend, Johnny Cash wrote and sang this beautiful Thanksgiving song.

Thanksgiving Day by Ray Davies

Better known as the leader of the Kinks, Ray Davies penned and recorded this song solo in 2011.


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