Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Take a walk in the woods with Parus radious. This month the show features songs about forests, trees,  logs, timber and other woody wonders. So put on your hiking boots, grab your walking stick and get ready to head out on the road less traveled by…


In the Woods – The Chords
Woodpecker Rock – Nat Couty and the Braves
Tall Tall Trees – George Jones
Out of Our Trees – The Mummies
I’m a Carpenter – David Robinson
(I Wanna Go) Where the Soul Trees Grow – Beau Dollar
(I’m Gonna) Chop Down that Oak Tree – Billy Proctor and Love System
Jerry (This Timber Got to Roll) – Harry Belafonte
Under the Old Oak Tree – Cornel Campbell
The Woods – The Nickel Bag
Buzz Saw – The Gee Cees
Super Jungle – Francis Bebey
In Dark Trees – Brian Eno
Willow Tree – Alton Ellis
The Rock and Roll Carpenter – Emery Blades
Cypress Grove Blues – Skip James
The Breeze from the Trees – The Strands
Sawmill – The Admirals
Settin’ the Woods on Fire – Hank Williams
Sawmill Boogie Blues – Howard Western
Sleeping Trees – Nina Soul
The Road Not Taken – Robert Frost
Don’t Chop Down My Tree – The Raves
Lumberjack Song – Monty Python

and, finally, a little tune that didn’t make it into the show this month – although maybe that is for the best, because it is better with the video:

Canada Vignettes: Log Driver’s Waltz by John Weldon, National Film Board of Canada