Music The Best Songs About The Color Green  

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Ranking the best songs about green wasn't an easy job, with so many great tunes to choose from. From New Order to Bey, everyone seems to have something to say about the color. Keep in mind as you rank your favorites, we focused just on the color, rather than green songs as a symbol for the earth, weed or benjamins. Those are their own lists entirely. These songs all have green in the title or lyrics, so vote up your favorites and add any we missed.

It would do Jim Henson (and this compilation) a grave injustice not to start the best green songs list off without "(It ain't easy) Bein' Green" as sung by the frog who needs no introduction, Kermit. Coming in after that is a tough call, with the hammering "Green River" by Creedence Clearwater Revival, the ever-popular "Green Onion" by Booker T. and the MG's and the oh-so English The Kinks with "The Village Green Preservation Society."

Thumbs up or down the best green songs below, and be sure to chime in with your favorites in the comment section.  

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It Ain't Easy Being Green Kermit the Frog

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Green River Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Green Onions The Mar-Keys & Booker T. And The MG's, Booker T. & the M.G.'s

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Green-Eyed Lady Sugarloaf

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Green Light Beyoncé Knowles

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Don't Let the Green Grass Fool... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs About The Color Green
Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You Huey Lewis & the News

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Blue in Green Miles Davis

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Velvet Green Jethro Tull

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Green Grow the Lilacs Johnny Cash

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Big Green Country Neil Young, Pearl Jam

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Little Green Apples Frank Sinatra

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Little Green Apples The Temptations

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Little Green Joni Mitchell

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Green Eyes Coldplay

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Green Shirt Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Elvis Costello

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Green Earrings Steely Dan

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Green Monkey America

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Green Book Steely Dan

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Sun Green Neil Young

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Green Eyes Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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Grey to Green Stephen Stills

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Green Flower Street Donald Fagen

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Green Valley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs About The Color Green
Green Valley Calvin Harris

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Green Gloves The National

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Green Mansions Van Morrison

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Green Eyes Erykah Badu

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Green Lights Bonnie Raitt

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Love Is Green Jeff Beck

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Green Song Elvis Costello, Anne Sofie von Otter

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Green Rolling Hills Emmylou Harris, Fayssoux Starling

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When Green Eyes Turn Blue Elvis Costello