Swinging Jazz Thanksgiving Playlist

A cool hep swingin’ playlist for your Thanksgiving prep time with a bit of a food & beverage theme. This playlist runs about 1 hour 10 mins. Enjoy some swinging tunes while you cook, set the table, or have cocktails!

  1. “Java Jive” by the Ink Spots
  2. “When I Take My Sugar to Tea” by Don Cornell  Listen on YouTube
  3. “Shortnin’ Bread” by Mississippi John Hurt
  4. “Coffee Time” by Carmen McRae
  5. “She Serves a Nice Cup of Tea” by Sallie Blair  Listen on YouTube
  6. “Everybody Eats When They Come to My House” by Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
  7. When I Take My Sugar to Tea” by Russell Malone  Listen on YouTube
  8. “Three Little Words” by Bud Freeman Trio Listen on YouTube
  9. “A Time for Tea” by Leighton, Sanae, Braxton
  10. “Goofin at the Coffee House” by Henry Mancini  Listen on YouTube
  11. “Tea For Two” by Nat King Cole Trio
  12. “Down, Down, Down” by the Mills Brothers
  13. “Caper at the Coffee House” by Warren Barker Listen on YouTube
  14. “Lets Take a Walk Around the Block” by Rosemary Clooney & Bing Crosby
  15. “Ain’t the Gravy Good?” by Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutters  Listen on YouTube
  16. “Saturday Night Fish Fry” by Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five  Listen on YouTube
  17. “Shoo Fly Pie & Apple Pie Dowdy” by June Christy
  18. “Frim Fram Sauce” by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Listen on YouTube  Listen on YouTube
  19. “Three Little Words” by Mel Torme’
  20. “When I Take My Sugar to Tea” by Nat King Cole
  21. “Tangerine” by Frank Sinatra  Listen on YouTube
  22. “I Love Being Here With You” by Buddy Greco
  23.  “Why Was I Born” by Billie Holiday
  24. “You’re Driving Me Crazy” by Lola Albright


Please note I do not receive any compensation if you click on a link. I just added some to help you identify the songs on the list in hopes you will find new songs you like and will purchase them legally.




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