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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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Fake Plastic Trees Radiohead

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

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Lemon Tree Peter^! Paul and Mary

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The Lumberjack Song Monty Python

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Forest System of a Down

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Oh Christmas Tree Billy Idol

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In My Tree Pearl Jam

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Born Country Alabama

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Root to Branches Jethro Tull

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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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Sweetheart Tree Nazareth

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The Pine Tree June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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Redwood Tree Van Morrison

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My Christmas Tree The Temptations

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Little Willow Paul McCartney

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Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell

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My Christmas Tree The Supremes

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Deeper Than the Holler Randy Travis

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One Christmas Tree Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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The Cure a Forest is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Trees
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Under My Tree 'N Sync

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Thorn Tree in the Garden Derek and the Dominos

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Decoration of the Christmas Tree Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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

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Apples Don't Fall Far From the... is listed (or ranked) 40 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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Tall Oak Tree - Dorsey Burnett... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Songs About Trees

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So Tall a Tree Bing Crosby

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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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