Here Are the Lyrics to Adam Sandler's 'Thanksgiving Song'

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Adam Sandler performs a song on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on May 7, 2009.   

Everyone is already eager to break out the Christmas music around this time of year, but Adam Sandler's classic "Thanksgiving Song" is perfect to celebrate Turkey Day. He originally performed the song during the "Weekend Update" segment on Saturday Night Live in 1992. He sang the tune in a high falsetto voice and can be seen holding back laughter as he sings the hilariously absurd lyrics. The following year, his live performance at The Strand in Redondo Beach was recorded and included on his debut album They're All Gonna Laugh at You!

In 2011, "The Thanksgiving Song" reached the No. 23 spot on Billboard's Holiday 100 chart. His other big holiday hit, "The Chanukah Song," charted at No. 20 the following year. Check out the full lyrics and the original SNL performance video below.

They wanna hear the thanksgiving song! All right..
This is uhh, This is the Thanksgiving Song
I hope you enjoy it.

Love to eat turkey
Love to eat turkey

I love you Adam!
Ohhh, I love you!
Love to eat turkey
Cause it's good
Love to eat turkey
Like a good boy should
Cause it's turkey to eat
So good

That clappin's messing my head up man. I appreciate it
But I was trying to think of the next line and all I hear is clapping
Here we go... Thanks anyways

Turkey for me
Turkey for you
Let's eat the turkey
In my big brown shoe
Love to eat the turkey
At the table
I once saw a movie
With Betty Grable
Eat that turkey
All night long
Fifty million Elvis fans
Can't be wrong
Turkey lurkey doo and
Turkey lurkey dap
I eat that turkey
Then I take a nap

Thanksgiving is a special night
Jimmy Walker used to say Dynomite
That's right
Turkey with gravy and cranberry
Can't believe the Mets traded Darryl Strawberry
Turkey for you and
Turkey for me
Can't believe Tyson
Gave that girl V.D

White meat, dark meat
You just can't lose
I fell off my moped
And I got a bruise
Turkey in the oven
And the buns in the toaster
I'll never take down
My Cheryl Tiegs poster
Wrap the turkey up
In aluminum foil
My brother likes to masturbate
With baby oil
Turkey and sweet potato pie
Sammy Davis Jr
Only had one eye

Turkey for the girls and
Turkey for the boys
My favorite kind of pants
Are corduroys
Gobble gobble goo and
Gobble gobble gickel
I wish turkey
Only cost a nickel
Oh I love turkey on Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everybody!

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