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Kanye West, Lady Gaga, John Lennon & More: Best Thanksgiving Performances

'Tis the season to stuff yourself and watch concerts on TV. Here are some of the all-time best
 / November 17, 2012

Stuff Yourself With Turkey AND Tunes

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Thanksgiving: It's a day to stuff yourself comatose with turkey and other fixins, then plop on the couch and watch the holiday proceedings, which are historically rife with song. From New York City's music-filled Macy's Day Parade to the numerous televised concert specials, Thanksgiving is a day for food, family and lots of music. To celebrate, Fuse is looking back at some of the best Turkey Day concerts, including sets from Kanye West, the Roots, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj and even John Lennon and Elton John. Check 'em out and prepare for Thursday's stuffapalooza.

Lady Gaga Performed New Tunes in 2011's "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving"

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Kylie Minogue Sang "Get Outta My Way" at the 2010 Macy's Parade

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The Beach Boys Harmonize About Little Saint Nick at 2005 Macy's Parade

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Hall & Oates at 2006 Macy's Day Parade

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Beyonce and 'Dreamgirls' at 2008 Macy's Day Parade

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Jimmy Fallon and the Roots at 2009 Macy's Day Parade

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Ziggy Marley at 2009 Macy's Day Parade

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Kanye West at 2010 Macy's Day Parade

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Gladys Knight at 2010 Macy's Day Parade

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Mariah Carey's 1993 Thanksgiving Special

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Nicki Minaj and Friends 2010 Thanksgiving Concert in NYC

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John Lennon Joins Elton John's 1974 Thanksgiving Concert at MSG

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Paul McCartney's Good Evening NYC Thanksgiving Broadcast

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Taylor Swift's 2010 Thanksgiving Special

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Drake's 2010 Thanksgiving Special on Fuse

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