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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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r-gold added Ombra Mai Fu

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Fake Plastic Trees Radiohead

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Rockin' Around the Christmas T... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Oh Christmas Tree Billy Idol

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Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell

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kingbee63 added The Trees Rush - Rush

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Hedi Dangoor-Isachar added Songs From the Wood Jethro Tull

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The Lumberjack Song Monty Python

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Lemon Tree Peter^! Paul and Mary

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Little Willow Paul McCartney

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Mark Lanzarotta added World of Pain Cream

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My Christmas Tree The Supremes

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

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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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Shaking the Tree Peter Gabriel

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The Pine Tree June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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Apples Don't Fall Far From the... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Born Country Alabama

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Small Axe The Wailers, Bob Marley & The Wailers

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Root to Branches Jethro Tull

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Forest System of a Down

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One Christmas Tree Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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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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The Cure a Forest is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
Mike Williams Mendes added The Cure a Forest

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So Tall a Tree Bing Crosby

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My Christmas Tree The Temptations

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Willow Weep for Me is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
breeezyboy added Willow Weep for Me Tony Bennett

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Thorn Tree in the Garden Derek and the Dominos

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Lilytabby added Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush The Wiggles - Traffic

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Hanging Tree Counting Crows

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Redwood Tree Van Morrison

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

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Cactus Tree Joni Mitchell

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Under My Tree 'N Sync

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Deeper Than the Holler Randy Travis

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Decorating Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Weeping Willow The Verve

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Bell Tree America

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The Olive Tree Dr. John

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Fruit Tree Nick Drake