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

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Oh Christmas Tree Billy Idol

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Born Country Alabama

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Rockin' Around the Christmas T... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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My Christmas Tree The Temptations

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Fake Plastic Trees Radiohead

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My Christmas Tree The Supremes

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One Christmas Tree Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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Lemon Tree Peter^! Paul and Mary

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Forest System of a Down

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The Lumberjack Song Monty Python

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Under My Tree 'N Sync

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Decoration of the Christmas Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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In My Tree Pearl Jam

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Mike Williams Mendes added Tie a Yellow Ribbin Round the Ole Oak Tree Perry Como

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Root to Branches Jethro Tull

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Sweetheart Tree Nazareth

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Redwood Tree Van Morrison

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The Pine Tree June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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Little Willow Paul McCartney

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Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell

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Deeper Than the Holler Randy Travis

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The Cure a Forest is listed (or ranked) 34 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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So Tall a Tree Bing Crosby

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Shaking the Tree Peter Gabriel

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Small Axe The Wailers, Bob Marley & The Wailers

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Apples Don't Fall Far From the... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Bell Tree America

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Apple Suckling Tree Bob Dylan, The Band

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The Crying Tree of Mercury The Smashing Pumpkins

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Oak Tree Morris Day is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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