In a melodic tapestry of verdant hues and poetic musings, songs about green weave a captivating symphony of emotions and imagery. Like a lush forest at the break of dawn or a flourishing meadow beneath the sun’s gentle caress, this collection of musical treasures celebrates the essence of green, transcending its mere chromatic presence.
From tender ballads that evoke the tender sprouts of love to vibrant anthems that embody the vibrancy of nature’s palette, each note resonates with the allure and vitality of this captivating color, inviting listeners into a world where melodies bloom and emotions thrive amidst a vivid verdant backdrop.
Table of Contents
- 21. “Green Tinted Sixties Mind” by Mr. Big
- 20. “The Jolly Green Giant” by The Kingsmen
- 19. “John Deere Green” by Joe Diffie
- 18. “Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You” by Wilson Pickett
- 17. “Green Light” by Lorde
- 16. “Collard Greens & Cornbread” by Fantasia Barrino
- 15. “Green Garden” by Laura Mvula
- 14. “Green-Eyed Lady” by Sugarloaf
- 13. “Bowling Green” by The Everly Brothers
- 12. “Sun Green” by Neil Young
- 11. “Little Green” by Joni Mitchell
- 10. “Where The Green Grass Grows” by Tim McGraw
- 9. “49 Shades of Green” by The Ames Brothers
- 8. “Green Door” by Jim Lowe
- 7. “Long Green” by The Kingsmen
- 6. “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers
- 5. “Green Green Grass of Home” by Tom Jones
- 4. “Velvet Green” by Jethro Tull
- 3. “Green Day” by Good Riddance
- 2. “Green Green Grass” by George Ezra
- 1. “Green Light (Matrama Rmx)” by John Legend
21. “Green Tinted Sixties Mind” by Mr. Big
Album: Lean into It | Style: Rock
This song will blast you straight back to the groove of the 60’s, but with a modern twist, as it takes you on a wild ride. The song condenses the spirit of that era in a foot-tapping, head-banging kind of tune. Surely, it is the kind of song that will head you back to a world that used to be just about love and peace. When listening to this song, you’ll be swinging sixties all over again in no time.
20. “The Jolly Green Giant” by The Kingsmen
Album: The Kingsmen Volume II | Style: Rock
It is one of the songs that instantly gets stuck in your mind because it depicts the spirit of a generation and put in a nutshell the carefree vibes of an era long gone. This song is all about embracing life, letting go of worries, and embracing your inner child as it compels us to imagine ourselves in the presence of a giant, standing tall amidst a lush green landscape with that contagious joy that you can’t help but join in the fun.
19. “John Deere Green” by Joe Diffie
Album: Regular Joe | Style: Country
This nostalgic country ballad tells a heartwarming tale of love and rural romance and takes you on a journey to a small town where love blossoms amidst the simplicity of country life. The song captures the essence of a classic American love story that pays tribute to the power of young love, set against the backdrop of green fields and wide-open spaces where love grows as steady and true as the cornfields under the summer sun.
18. “Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You” by Wilson Pickett
Album: Don’t Knock My Love | Style: R&B
You will be grooving from the first note to this song’s irresistible rhythm and will remind us not to be deceived by appearances, especially when it comes to matters of the heart. The song is emotionally compact capturing the essence of love’s complexities that reminds us to look beyond the surface and stay true to our instincts.
17. “Green Light” by Lorde
Album: Melodrama | Style: Pop
The song will take you on a journey of self-discovery and liberation in extensive energy and immense freedom as it captures the raw emotions of moving on from a past relationship and embracing a new chapter of life. If you’re ready to dance away your heartache and embrace the green light of new beginnings, this is the song that will set your spirit free.
16. “Collard Greens & Cornbread” by Fantasia Barrino
Album: Back to Me | Style: R&B
This is a musical journey that would make you crave cornbread and collard greens even if you haven’t tasted one yet. The song takes you to another realm where precious moments are best shared around a table with loved ones and friends. Grab a plate and groove into this tune for a mesmerizing experience.
15. “Green Garden” by Laura Mvula
Album: Sing to the Moon | Style: R&B
An enchanting song that transports its listeners to a lush, magical world of sound and mesmerizing sonic landscape this kind of tune makes you feel like you’re wandering through a beautiful garden, surrounded by blooming flowers and the harmonious symphony of nature. The song’s lyrics hint at the power of love and the beauty of life’s simple joys. Close your eyes, let the music sweep you away, and lose yourself in the kaleidoscope of colors and emotions that “Green Garden” has to offer.
14. “Green-Eyed Lady” by Sugarloaf
Album: Sugarloaf | Style: Rock
It is a mesmerizing rock classic that will take us on a sonic journey through a kaleidoscope of colors and emotions. Also, it tells the story of a green-eyed captivating woman who enchants and bewitches those who encounter her. Kick back and let the trippy atmosphere of this song wash over you from beginning to end.
13. “Bowling Green” by The Everly Brothers
Album: Roots | Style: Country
The song captures the yearning for a simpler life as it paints a vivid picture of a place where love and freedom intertwine. This song gets you grabbing your loved ones’ hands and going on a carefree road trip to savor the joys of the open road and small-town living. It’s hard not to get lost in the nostalgia and charm of it all.
12. “Sun Green” by Neil Young
Album: Greendale | Style: Rock Ballad
The combined raw energy and thought-provoking lyrics of this song delve into themes of environmental activism, social unrest, and the pursuit of justice making you ponder the issues and challenges faced by society today. It trails on the story of a young woman struggling with the complexities of life in a changing world. Ignite the fire within you as you immerse yourself in the depth and intensity of this captivating song.
11. “Little Green” by Joni Mitchell
Album: Blue | Style: Folk
This masterpiece of emotions captures the complexities of love, loss, and longing as the persona in the song seemingly pours out secrets with you in every word uttered. It opens in a gentle breeze like honey dripping from a spoon, sweet and smooth tugging at your heartstrings with every note.
10. “Where The Green Grass Grows” by Tim McGraw
Album: Everywhere | Style: Country
Known for his smooth vocals and heartfelt storytelling, the song paints a vivid picture of a place where life moves slow, air’s a bit sweet, and the grasses are green. You’ll surely be yearning on raising a family with contentment in the serenity of nature and the simplicity of small-town life. Embrace its laid-back vibes as it transports you to a world where worries fade away as the green grass grows.
9. “49 Shades of Green” by The Ames Brothers
Album: The Blend and the Beat | Style: Pop
With its playful lyrics, this lighthearted pop tune will transport you to a world of colorful imagination that sparks creativity. It will have you envision a kaleidoscope of emerald landscapes, from lush forests to rolling meadows in reference to the various shades of green, evoking a sense of whimsy and curiosity.
8. “Green Door” by Jim Lowe
Album: N/A (Single Release) | Style: Rock and Roll
The title of this song metaphorically depicts a noted place of secrecy and suggests sensitivity and privacy. This song will spark your imagination as you contemplate and unlock the mystery of the green door and captures your curiosity about what might be hidden behind it. However, there really will be times when despite our desperate attempts to unlock such secrecy, we will always be denied entry and that is something we should resolve ourselves with.
7. “Long Green” by The Kingsmen
Album: Up and Away | Style: Rock and Roll
“Long Green” will have you moving and grooving in no time as the song captures the essence of 1960s garage rock at its finest. It’s the kind of tune that lets you loose with unbridled enthusiasm. The lyrics suggest that “long green,” is slang for money, hinting at the excitement and possibilities that come with financial success
6. “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers
Album: Green Tambourine | Style: Pop
The Lemon Pipers brought this song to life as the song captures the essence of the era’s “bubblegum pop” sound in a kind of tune that instantly puts a smile on your face and gets your body moving to the rhythm. The lyrics, filled with playful imagery invite you to join in on the fun of a vibrant musical experience. Dust off your bell-bottoms, let your hair down, and let “Green Tambourine” transport you to a world of psychedelic melodies and groovy vibes.
5. “Green Green Grass of Home” by Tom Jones
Album: Green, Green Grass of Home | Style: Country, Pop
Known for his powerful vocals and charismatic stage presence, Tom Jones delivered this emotional track to tug at your heartstrings and evoke a sense of nostalgia. The song takes you on a journey through memories and longing for the familiar comforts of home and reflects on the importance of family, roots, and the places that shaped who you are. Undoubtedly, this heartfelt performance will wash over you and remind you of the power of memories and the longing for a place that will forever hold a special meaning in your heart.
4. “Velvet Green” by Jethro Tull
Album: Songs from the Wood | Style: Rock
With its intricate acoustic guitar melodies, flute solos, and distinct vocals, the song plunges you in a world of lush green landscapes and magical creatures with a kind of tune that would make you want to dance around a bonfire under a moonlit sky and embrace the natural wonders around. Let the captivating melodies of “Velvet Green” sweep you away to a realm where anything is possible.
3. “Green Day” by Good Riddance
Album: Operation Phoenix | Style: Punk Rock
This is the kind of tune that ignites your inner fire and makes you want to challenge the status quo as its lyrics convey a sense of disillusionment with the world, urging you to question authority and strive for change. This song will make your adrenaline surge through your veins reminding you that sometimes it takes a little chaos to bring about meaningful transformations.
2. “Green Green Grass” by George Ezra
Album: Wanted on Voyage | Style: Folk Pop
This song transports you to a place of calm and inner reflection where the green grass becomes a symbol of comfort and respite. It also creates a sense of peacefulness and contentment with a tune that makes you want to kick back, close your eyes, and let your worries fade away as you imagine yourself lounging on a lush green meadow.
1. “Green Light (Matrama Rmx)” by John Legend
Album: Darkness and Light | Style: Pop
Whether you’re getting ready to hit the dance floor or looking for a song to lift your spirits, “Green Light (Matrama Rmx)” is the perfect choice that will guide you through a sonic adventure that will keep you moving and grooving until the break of dawn. This version, remixed by Matrama, brings a fresh electronic twist to the original song.