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Top 20 Eco-Friendly Songs About Trees

The best pop and rock songs about trees, woods, and greenery. A playlist for your next Earth Day or ecology event.

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.

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

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  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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... for more trees in song.  Let it grow, baby!

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