songs The Best Songs About Trees  

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The imagery of trees has inspired countless songs, so why not rank the best songs about trees with the help of your votes? Some of the best songs about tress are about specific types of trees, while other good songs about trees are about the forest in general. Many great tree songs have the word tree in the title and some great songs about trees reference leaves and branches in the lyrics.

Radiohead has written several tree songs. Their tracks “Treefingers” and “Fake Plastic Trees” both appear on this list. The Cure has a great tree song with “A Forest” and Paul McCartney released the song “Little Willow.” The Beatles hit, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” has lyrics about colorful “tangerine trees.”

Louis Armstrong sings of “trees of green” and “skies of blue” on his iconic hit, “What a Wonderful World.” Joni Mitchell expressed regret for societies destruction of nature with her tune, “Big Yellow Taxi.” “One Tree Hill” by U2, which appears on the album The Joshua Tree, also made this list.

Which tree song do you think deserves the top spot? Vote the best to No.1 and join the conversation in the comments section.
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Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell

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The Trees Rush - Rush

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The Lumberjack Song Monty Python

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Little Willow Paul McCartney

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Rockin' Around the Christmas T... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Apple Suckling Tree Bob Dylan, The Band

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Fake Plastic Trees Radiohead

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Shaking the Tree Peter Gabriel

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The Cure a Forest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Thorn Tree in the Garden Derek and the Dominos

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Lemon Tree Peter^! Paul and Mary

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Songs From the Wood Jethro Tull

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Forest System of a Down

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Root to Branches Jethro Tull

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In My Tree Pearl Jam

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Small Axe The Wailers, Bob Marley & The Wailers

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The Crying Tree of Mercury The Smashing Pumpkins

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My Christmas Tree The Temptations

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Decoration of the Christmas Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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My Christmas Tree The Supremes

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Oak Tree Morris Day is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Oh Christmas Tree Billy Idol

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Little Christmas Tree The Nat King Cole Trio, Nat King Cole

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Under the Greenwood Tree Barenaked Ladies

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Humungous Tree Barenaked Ladies

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Decorating Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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The Pine Tree June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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Cactus Tree Joni Mitchell

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Fruit Tree Nick Drake

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Withering Tree Traffic

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The Baby Tree Paul Kantner, Jefferson Starship

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The Lote Tree Yusuf Islam

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One Christmas Tree Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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The Olive Tree Dr. John

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Hanging Tree Counting Crows

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Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush The Wiggles - Traffic

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Born Country Alabama

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