Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Witness Trees

I had never heard of the idea of witness trees before reading this story from earlier in August but I find it fascinating. I had heard of the infamous Shakespeare tree [stories here and here] but I didn't know they did the same thing with the Civil War.

The Move -- (Here We Go Round) The Lemon Tree
From The Best of the Move collection.

Radiohead -- Fake Plastic Trees
From The Bends album.

The Beach Boys -- A Day in the Life of a Tree
From the Sunflower/Surf's Up double CD.

Stereophonics -- A Thousand Trees
From the Live From the Dakota album.

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly -- An Oak Tree
From The Chronicles of a Bohemian Teenager album.

Wolfmother -- Apple Tree
From the self-titled debut.

Robbers on High Street -- Beneath the Trees
From the Tree City album.

Mew -- Chinaberry Tree
From the And the Glass Handed Kites album.

Belle & Sebastian -- Family Tree
From the Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant album.

Ben Kweller -- Family Tree
From the Sha Sha album.

Loretta Lynn -- Family Tree
From the Van Lear Rose album.

Blue Cheer -- Feathers from Your Tree
From the Outsideinside album.

Belly -- Feed the Tree
From the Star album.

Counting Crows -- Hanging Tree
From the Saturday Nights and Sunday Mornings album.

Pearl Jam -- In My Tree
This is on the No Code album.

Bright Eyes -- Lime Tree
From the Cassadaga album.

Ween -- Marble Tulip Juicy Tree
From the GodWeenSatan album.

Animal Collective -- Must Be Treeman
From the Grass EP.

The Clientele -- My Own Face Inside the Trees

From the Strange Geometry album.

Hootie & The Blowfish -- Not Even the Trees

From the Best of Hootie & the Blowfish collection.

U2 -- One Tree Hill
From The Joshua Tree album.

The Wailers -- Out of Our Tree
From the Nuggets collection.

Brenda Lee -- Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
From the Time-Life Treasury of Christmas collection.

Damien Rice -- Rootless Tree
From the 9 album.

Damien Rice -- Rootless Tree [Live]
From the Live at Fingerprints: Warts and All EP.

U2 -- Shadows and Tall Trees
From the Boy album.

Dave Matthews Band -- The Dreaming Tree
From the Before These Crowded Streets album.

Dashboard Confessional -- The Shade of Poison Trees
From the album of the same name.

Badly Drawn Boy -- The Treeclimber
From EP2.

Andrew Bird -- The Trees Were Mistaken
From the Soldier On EP.

Aretha Franklin -- Tree of Life
From the Rare & Unreleased Recordings collection.

The Federalists -- Tree Song
From their self-titled album.

Radiohead -- Treefingers
From the Kid A album.

Nada Surf -- Treehouse
From the High/Low album.

I'm From Barcelona -- Treehouse
From the Let Me Introduce My Friends album.