Happy Thanksgiving! Now if you were to ask what Thanksgiving songs you can play on guitar, “Over the River and Through the Wood” is the one most people think about. But let’s not forget about the other Thanksgiving classic…”Thanksgiving Song” by Adam Sandler.
Adam Sandler Thanksgiving Song made it’s debut on Saturday Night Live in the early 1990’s, and in this video guitar lesson I’m going to show you the chords and strums he used.
- For more on playing chords and learning about different strumming patterns, be sure and check out my Rhythm Guitar Mastery Course.
Thankgiving Song Adam Sandler Style
(Video Guitar Lesson)
You can download the guitar tablature for the entire song lower on this page.
Adam Sandler Thankgiving Song On Saturday Night Live
Here is Adam Sandler’s original Saturday Night Live performance for some inspiration. One thing you will notice is that Adam tunes his guitar down about a half step. His guitar is actually out of tune for some comedic effect 🙂
Adam Sandler Thankgiving Song Live Version
Here is another version of Thanksgiving Song. This version does have a lyric or two that could offend some…so don’t listen to this with your young kids in ear shot.
Thanksgiving Song by Adam Sandler Guitar Chords
This whole song has only 5 chords. Gmaj7, Am7, Bm7, Cmaj7 and D9. Below are the chord charts for the chords used in this song. See the video guitar lesson above for more info on how to play them.
Thankgiving Song Adam Sandler Lyrics
There are actually 2 slightly different sets of lyrics for this song. The original Saturday Night Live version, and the live concert version. The versions from above. Below is a link to a music lyric site where you can get the lyrics for the live version.
Adam Sandler Thanksgiving Song Guitar Tablature
Right Click on the link below to save the file to your computer or other electronic gizmo.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!