Playlist: 20 Songs Inspired by Earth Day

How about some musical inspiration for Earth Day? Outdoor Delaware asked our colleagues at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for their song suggestions.

Note: For Earth Day 2023, we have an updated Earth Day Top 40 to share!

Here’s our Earth Day playlist to help you get into the mood to plant some trees, pick up trash in your neighborhood or just enjoy nature.

  1. “Rejoice in the Sun” – Joan Baez
  2. “Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)” – Marvin Gaye
  3. “Landscape is Changing” – Depeche Mode
  4. “Another World” – Antony and the Johnsons
  5. “Colors of the Wind” – Vanessa Williams
  6. “What a Wonderful World” – Louis Armstrong
  7. “Nature’s Way” – Spirit
  8. “Big Yellow Taxi” – Joni Mitchell
  9. “Good Day Sunshine” – The Beatles
  10. “Poison in the Well” – 10,000 Maniacs
  11. “The Dream Reborn: My President is Green” – Markese “Doo Dat” Bryant
  12. “Sun Is Shining” – Bob Marley
  13. “Morning Has Broken” – Cat Stevens
  14. “Nothing but Flowers” – Talking Heads
  15. “Pollution” – Bo Diddley
  16. “One Sweet World”– Dave Matthews Band
  17. “ We Can Run” – Grateful Dead
  18. “Good World” – Martha Tilston
  19. “Globe All Warming” – Niyorah
  20. “Sunshine on My Shoulders” – John Denver

Earth and Musical Notes

Add these Earth Day songs to your smartphone, or whatever device you listen to, and turn up the volume! If you use Spotify to play your music, one of us has made a playlist from the list.

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