With Turkey Day just over a week away, we’ve got plenty to be thankful for here at Affix…not the least of which is great music. While it’s doubtful that the Pilgrims were bumping Urban beats as they pulled up in The Mayflower to settle The New World, a quick search through our catalogue yielded a bountiful harvest of music that reminded us of Thanksgiving. Take a listen. You just might find a new favorite to add to your “Stuck In The Airport” playlist.
1. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/47631/affix_47631.mp3?1280430678" text="Come Back Home - Nappy Roots" dl="0"] No matter where you are or where you’re from, there’s nothing like heading home for Thanksgiving.
2. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/19261/affix_19261.mp3?1254147662" text="Ayrplane - Sam Rhansum (Explicit)" dl="0"] The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year so we had to give a nod to all of those brave (crazy?) enough to face the airports in the name of turkey.
3. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/25131/affix_25131.mp3?1256403907" text="Parade - BabyBoi" dl="0"] The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an unmistakable staple of American holiday culture. It’s as traditional as cornbread and cranberry sauce.
4. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/50941/affix_50941.mp3?1286830834" text="Midtown Manhattan - Michael J. Thomas" dl="0"] All along the parade route youngsters and grown ups alike get excited as they see Snoopy and Santa Clause make their way down the streets of midtown Manhattan.
5. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/51811/affix_51811.mp3?1287103007" text="Cheers - Adam Emil" dl="0"] Here’s to raising a glass with the people you care about!
6. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/49861/affix_49861.mp3?1286040966" text="Momma - The Washington Projects" dl="0"] Parades and feasts are nice but Thanksgiving is really all about family and being thankful for those we hold most dear...like Momma, of course!
7. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/54481/affix_54481.mp3?1288022084" text="Heartburn - Feenix Elektrik" dl="0"] Seconds (thirds?) of Grandma’s stuffing got you loosening your belt and reaching for the Tums? Ok, we know that Feenix Elektrik is talking about the burn of a broken heart here but pain is pain!
8. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/48751/affix_48751.mp3?1283210023" text="NFL Drama - The Element" dl="0"] After everyone’s had their fill it’s time to throw on the sweatpants and park it on the couch for the annual Thanksgiving Day football game. Now if we could just figure out how to fight off the tryptophan nap until halftime….
9. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/39161/affix_39161.mp3?1266681532" text="Cashmere - Twentyone" dl="0"] Retailers across America wait with baited breath and open cash registers for Black Friday – the busiest shopping day of the year. Every year millions of shoppers hustle through malls in an effort to get a head start on their holiday shopping lists.
10. [wpaudio url="http://www.affixmusic.com/system/music_files/52561/affix_52561.mp3?1287534181" text="Fly Away - Crucifix" dl="0"] The holidays give all of us chances at new beginnings…something that Crucifix certainly knows a lot about. “Fly Away” tells just part of the compelling story of his journey to redemption.