Top Ten Songs About Nature and Environmental Problems


The Top Ten

1 Blackened - Metallica

It's about the arrogance of the mankind in failing to remedy the Environmental issues.
“Millions of our years in minutes disappear
Darkening in vain
Decadence remains.” - Metal_Treasure

2 Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell

Right. You don't want to "pave paradise," but you want roads that get you to a mall with a "parking lot" so you can buy your CDs which are made of fossil fuels which also make it possible for you to charge your smart phone, run your computer, and, oh yeah, NOT FREEZE IN WINTER OR FRY IN SUMMER.

I just heard the song its great - FerrariDude64

3 After the Gold Rush - Neil Young
4 Where Do the Children Play? - Cat Stevens
5 Apeman - The Kinks
6 Mercy, Mercy Me - Marvin Gaye
7 Hole In the Sky - Black Sabbath
8 The Rape of the World - Tracy Chapman
9 (Nothing But) Flowers - Talking Heads

Whoa. I've heard two songs on this list. that's a win.

FYI I studied them in English class. Great songs! But where is my rap about climate change?! - keycha1n

10 Nobody’s Fault - Aerosmith

The Contenders

11 License to Kill - Bob Dylan
12 Earth Song - Michael Jackson
13 The Prophet’s Song - Queen
14 Don’t Go Near the Water - The Beach Boys
15 Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth - Sparks
16 Mother Nature’s Son - The Beatles
17 My City Was Gone - Pretenders
18 Outta Space - Van Halen
19 Hungry Planet - The Byrds
20 Road Trippin’ - Red Hot Chili Peppers
21 Pacific Grim - Cattle Decapitation
22 Down to Earth - Peter Gabriel
23 The Trees - Rush
24 Song for a Dying Planet - Joe Walsh
25 Wake Up America - Miley Cyrus
26 Green, Go Green - Colby and Awu
27 Emergency On Planet Earth - Jamiroquai
28 New World Water - Mos Def
29 The Last Resort - The Eagles
30 This Land is Your Land - Bruce Springsteen
31 California Stars - Wilco
32 What Have They Done to the Rain? - Malvina Reynolds
33 Fall On Me - R.E.M.
34 Dragonfly - Ziggy Marley
35 Nature's Way - Spirit

Written by the late, great Randy California, most likely right after he wrote the intro to Stairway to Heaven.

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Top Remixes

1. Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
2. Blackened - Metallica
3. Mercy, Mercy Me - Marvin Gaye
1. Blackened - Metallica
2. Hole In the Sky - Black Sabbath
3. After the Gold Rush - Neil Young


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