For your next Earth Day celebration or garden party, you’ll need some seasoned Tree songs to play. Many pop and rock songs have been written about the Tree and saplings. We’ve assembled a list of the best and most popular hits about trees and related greenery. Our list is eco-friendly and recyclable. These are the top 20 songs about Trees:
1 – The Trees by Rush The ultimate song about trees from the 1978 Hemispheres CD.
There is unrest in the forest, There is trouble with the trees,
For the maples want more sunlight, And the oaks ignore their pleas.
2 – Songs from the Wood by Jethro Tull, and “Velvet Green” from the same album.
3 – Shaking the Tree by Peter Gabriel and Souma Yergon
4 – A Forest by The Cure. Even angst filled Robert Smith loved trees.
Come closer and see, see into the trees, find the girl, while you can
5 – Tie A Yellow Ribbon ’round that Old Oak Tree by Tony Orlando & Dawn, a top-10 hit in the 70s.
6 – Seed to a Tree by Blind Melon
7 – In my Tree by Pearl Jam
8 – Withering Tree by Traffic
Withering tree, bearing no fruit, Never will see an evergreen suit
Reaching right out, out for the sun, Broken old branches, fall one by one
Into the arms of eternity
9 – One Tree Hill by U2 from their chart topping album “The Joshua Tree”
10 – Shaking Your Tree by ZZ Top, even the bearded guys dig ecology.
11 – Battle of Epping Forest by Genesis
12 – Chop the Tree by Icicle Works
13 – Sweet Leaf by Black Sabbath
14 – Cherry Tree by 10,000 Maniacs
15 – Love and Maple Syrup by Gordon Lightfoot
If you go into the forest, gaze up through the leaves
And see the sky that’s almost wild, You must learn to understand
What makes the forest greet the man, Like a mother’s only child
16 – Dreaming Tree by Dave Matthews Band
17 – Thorn Tree in the Garden by Derek & the Dominos
18 – Seed by Rare Earth
19 – Leaves that are Green by Paul Simon
20 – Shake the Tree by INXS
There you have it, and no trees were harmed in the making of this eco-friendly list. The best of the earthy arboreal tunes for your arboretum party. Hang the lanterns from the branches and rock the trees tonight.
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