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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kingbee63 added The Trees Rush - Rush

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The Lumberjack Song Monty Python

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Shaking the Tree Peter Gabriel

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My Christmas Tree The Supremes

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Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell

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Little Willow Paul McCartney

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Oh Christmas Tree Billy Idol

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Lemon Tree Peter^! Paul and Mary

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My Christmas Tree The Temptations

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Thorn Tree in the Garden Derek and the Dominos

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Fake Plastic Trees Radiohead

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Forest System of a Down

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Small Axe The Wailers, Bob Marley & The Wailers

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In My Tree Pearl Jam

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The Pine Tree June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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Apple Suckling Tree Bob Dylan, The Band

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The Cure a Forest is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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Hedi Dangoor-Isachar added Songs From the Wood Jethro Tull

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Decoration of the Christmas Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Root to Branches Jethro Tull

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Rockin' Around the Christmas T... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Redwood Tree Van Morrison

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Oak Tree Morris Day is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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Mike Williams Mendes added Tie a Yellow Ribbin Round the Ole Oak Tree Perry Como

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The Crying Tree of Mercury The Smashing Pumpkins

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

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One Christmas Tree Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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Under the Greenwood Tree Barenaked Ladies

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Humungous Tree Barenaked Ladies

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Born Country Alabama

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Under My Tree 'N Sync

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urmetaldj666 added Gone Dead Tree - Nazareth

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Sweetheart Tree Nazareth

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Apples Don't Fall Far From the... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Bell Tree America

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Decorating Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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