Give thanks this Thanksgiving with these classic -- and not so classic -- songs of gratitude

Musicians have always used music as a means to express themselves, whether it be professing their love for another, releasing frustration, getting out angst -- or expressing gratitude.

Wildly different artists from Otis Redding to 2Pac, Led Zeppelin to Weezer, have all released songs to say "thank you." Tune in to AOL's ultimate Thanksgiving playlist below.

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