Need some tunes while cooking Thanksgiving dinner? Here are 25 songs that will get you in the Turkey Day mood.

Thanksgiving is one of those vastly underrated and extremely uncelebrated holidays that grace our calendars every year. The only things we have to celebrate during the holiday are cheesy door hangers, awesome food and, of course, turkey. Where are the movies? Where is the music? We’ve curated a playlist for you. Here’s a list of 25 tunes to get you into the turkey-eating and cooking spirit (and a link to a Spotify playlist):

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1. “Apple Pie A La Mode,” Destiny’s Child — Mom always told us to wait for dessert, but we’re refusing. The old pop/R&B hit will get you groovin’ the night before Turkey Day, with plenty of time to make those pies.

2. “Electric Feel,” MGMT — The synth-pop hit will keep you going when you’re still cooking at 3 a.m. the night before the big day. You can sing along, wake up your family and finish that sweet potato casserole you’ve been working on for three hours.

3. “The Boss,” James Brown — This is for you, mom. You keep the kitchen running all day and get Thanksgiving dinner on the table in a timely, fashionable manner. You delegate to your kids and everyone without question. You do you, boss.

4. “Sorry,” Justin Bieber — When the turkey is too dry or you burn the rolls, play this for your friends and relatives. Maybe they’ll forgive you. But it is Justin Bieber, so maybe not.

5. “Hot In Herre,” Nelly — Preheat that oven. Turn on all of your burners, and crank up that slow cooker, cause we’re cooking up in “herre.” It’s about to get hot, and Nelly can help you get through it.

6. “Satisfaction,” The Rolling Stones — When you have to loosen your belt after your Thanksgiving dinner, you know it has been a good one. Play this when you’re falling asleep on the couch after eating those three turkey legs.

7. “Lady Marmalade,” Patti LaBelle — Orange marmalade. That’s one thing that always seems to make its way into those fancy Food Network-inspired dinner. It will make you feel fancy while you’re filling your turkey with orange marmalade. (That may have only been my mom, but whatever.)

8. “Hypnotize,” The Notorious B.I.G. — It’s the big moment. The turkey is placed on the table by your burliest relative or friend, and you’re finally ready to eat. You can’t take your eyes off the turkey, and drool is falling into your lap. You’re hypnotized. *Punny*

9. “Ignition Remix,” R. Kelly — Crack those knuckles and get ready to ignite your stove, it’s time to cook. Use the song to get you hyped while you cook for 16 hours straight.

10. “Gooey,” Glass Animals — When you put that apple pie into your mouth, there’s one word that comes to mind: gooey. And hot, yummy, tart, awesome and many more, but we’re going to focus on gooey.

11. “Ramblin’ Man,” The Allman Brothers Band — We all have that one crazy uncle that will NEVER stop talking. He just keeps going on and on about Donald Trump or something irrelevant from his days living in the counterculture of Milwaukee in the ‘70s. This one is for you, Uncle ______.

12. “Stir It Up,” Bob Marley — Stir up that gravy and stir up some political controversy at your dinner table, and let good old Mr. Marley help you.

13. “Light My Fire,” The Doors — Get that stove crankin’ and light it up! Time to boil those potatoes for your favorite Thanksgiving food.

14. “Spread Too Thin,” Dirty Heads — It’s 12:30 a.m., and your friends and spouses and kids have abandoned you in the kitchen. You’re all alone, and you still have the turkey to brine and two pies to make. Keep going, and dance along to the reggae beat.

15. “The Whole World,” Outkast — It has no relevance to Thanksgiving, but it’s a good song. There’s a Randy Moss reference, so football maybe? Anyway, you’ll want to get down to this, and André 3000 and Big Boi will groove with you along the way.

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16. “Happy,” Pharrell Williams — Dinner is finally on the table, and you can break into your “I finally did it, and now I’m done” happy dance. Thanks, Pharrell.

17. “Sweet Potato Pie,” Ray Charles and James Taylor — Get down to the oldie while you're munching at the dinner table. It will set the mood for some laughs and good conversation.

18. “Give A Little Bit,” Supertramp — ThanksGIVING. We all have to give a little something to everyone, because that’s what the holiday is all about.

19. “We’re Going To Be Friends,” The White Stripes — There’s a new trend called “Friendsgiving,” in which, instead of chilling with your extended family you don’t even know, you can live it up with the people you actually want to spend time with. Here’s to you, friends.

20. “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” Marvin Gaye — Wine. A Thanksgiving staple. And that’s all there is to say.

21. “Red Red Wine,” UB40 — Refer to the prior song.

22. “Don’t Stop,” Fleetwood Mac — When you’re on your fourth plate and can’t possibly eat anymore, let it give you some motivation to eat a little bit more.

23. “You Are The Best Thing,” Ray LaMontagne — This is for all you first-time couples on Thanksgiving, and for you seasoned couples, too. Please take some time for a nice little slow dance and say “thank you” to your loved ones.

24. “Ho Hey,” The Lumineers — It is an ode to your family. When you don’t know where you are or if you’re lost sometimes, it is something you can play to keep you grounded and remind you that your family will always be there.

25. “Wonderful World, Beautiful People,” Jimmy Cliff — Overall, Thanksgiving is something we have to celebrate the wonderful world we live in. It may just be how Jimmy Cliff sees it after a few of those Jamaican cigarettes we’ve heard about, or maybe he is just happy



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