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

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Lemon Tree Peter^! Paul and Mary

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My Christmas Tree The Temptations

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One Christmas Tree Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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My Christmas Tree The Supremes

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Under My Tree 'N Sync

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Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell

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In My Tree Pearl Jam

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The Lumberjack Song Monty Python

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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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Decoration of the Christmas Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Born Country Alabama

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Redwood Tree Van Morrison

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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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Fake Plastic Trees Radiohead

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The Pine Tree June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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Little Willow Paul McCartney

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Apples Don't Fall Far From the... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Root to Branches Jethro Tull

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Deeper Than the Holler Randy Travis

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Hanging Tree Counting Crows

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Apple Suckling Tree Bob Dylan, The Band

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Willow Weep for Me is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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Rockin' Around the Christmas T... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Forest System of a Down

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The Crying Tree of Mercury The Smashing Pumpkins

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Bell Tree America

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The Cure a Forest is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
Mike Williams Mendes added The Cure a Forest

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Decorating Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Cactus Tree Joni Mitchell

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Kalimba Tree Earth, Wind & Fire

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Under the Greenwood Tree Barenaked Ladies

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Sweetheart Tree Nazareth

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