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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The Cure a Forest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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Peter, Paul and Mary

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Peter Gabriel

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Forest is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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Billy Idol

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Radiohead

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Monty Python

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Joni Mitchell

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Rockin' Around the Christmas T... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Strange Fruit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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Trees is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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Paul McCartney

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Pearl Jam

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Bob Dylan, The Band

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Counting Crows

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June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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Blind Melon

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The Wailers, Bob Marley & The Wailers

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Joni Mitchell

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System of a Down

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The Verve

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Apples Don't Fall Far From the... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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Tree is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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The Supremes

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Van Morrison

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Dave Matthews Band

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Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock

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Alabama

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The Temptations

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Randy Travis

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The Smashing Pumpkins

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Nick Drake

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Paul Kantner, Jefferson Starship

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