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Old 04-26-2012, 11:27 AM
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Songs with flowers in the titles

Spring is here and full blooms are right around the corner--so what songs or music pieces stand out to you with specific flowers in the titles?

For the sake of simplicity, let's exclude Rose because we know there are a million of them. Similarly, generic Flower is out, as well as other flora (trees, vines, etc.)

I'll start with Green Grow the Lilacs
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:32 AM
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"Lilac Girl" - Barenaked Ladies
"Daffodil Lament" - Cranberries

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Old 04-26-2012, 11:33 AM
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Daisy, daisy, give me your answer, do...
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:34 AM
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Scarlet Begonias---Grateful Dead
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:40 AM
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Red Roses For A Blue Lady
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:41 AM
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"Dandelion" - Rolling Stones
"Cherry Blossom Clinic" - The Move
"A Lotus on Irish Streams" - Mahavishnu Orchestra
"Pictures of Lily" - The Who (if we can allow floral names)
"Edelweiss" - from The Sound of Music
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:57 AM
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The Chrysanthemum -- Scott Joplin
Dirt Dishing Daisy -- [recorded by] The Mills Brothers
Gladiolus Rag -- Scott Joplin
Heliotrope Bouquet -- Scott Joplin
Honeysuckle Rose -- Fats Waller
Lily of the Valley -- [recorded by] Original Hurricane Brass Band
Sun Flower Slow Drag -- Scott Joplin
Tip-Toe Through the Tulips -- Dubin and Burke, [recorded by] Nick Lucas

The song Alessan quoted is called "Daisy Bell."
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Old 04-26-2012, 12:54 PM
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The One Red Rose that I Mean -- Captain Beefheart
I'll Be With you in Apple Blossom Time -- The Andrews Sisters
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:08 PM
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For the sake of simplicity, let's exclude Rose because we know there are a million of them....
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Red Roses For A Blue Lady
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:38 PM
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A White Sport Coat and a Pink Carnation - Marty Robbins
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:40 PM
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Lily, Rosemary & the Jack of Hearts - Bob Dylan
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:49 PM
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Hyacinth House - The Doors
Morning Glory - Oasis
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:51 PM
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"Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White" by Perez Prado

"Orange Blossom Special" by all kinds of people (here by Vassar Clements)

"Veteran's Day Poppy" by Captain Beefheart

"Lily of the West" (here by Bob Dylan)

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Old 04-26-2012, 02:33 PM
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Yellow Rose of Texas
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Old 04-26-2012, 02:40 PM
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Nothing But Flowers, Talking Heads
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Old 04-26-2012, 02:44 PM
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"Build me up Buttercup" - The Foundations
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Old 04-26-2012, 02:52 PM
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Guilty as charged, but I must register a protest against unfair flower exclusion!
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:05 PM
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Percy, the Puny Poinsettia - Christmas song

Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) - "This song was first published in 1924, and was a #1 hit in 1941 for the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra with vocals by Helen O'Connell and Bob Eberly" (Youtube).
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:15 PM
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I'm a Lonely Little Petunia in an Onion Patch
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:32 PM
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Forget-me-not - Lucie Silvas

Forget-me-not - Céline Dion
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:33 PM
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The Rain, the Park, and Other Things by the Cowsills has flowers in it, but not any specific type.

And I like the oldie When You Wore a Tulip.

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Old 04-26-2012, 03:54 PM
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Flower Girl (la Violetera), Who Will Buy my Violets - In City Lights, Charlie Chaplin
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:23 PM
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"Dead Flowers" -- Rolling Stones
"Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" -- Pete Seeger
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:32 PM
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Purple Heather---Van Morrison
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:54 PM
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Scarlet Begonias---Grateful Dead
And my other favorite Dead song:
Sugar Magnolia
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:25 AM
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I get to use the same song title in two simultaneous threads! Woo hoo!

In the "strangest song titles" thread, I posted the following from Tyrannosaurus Rex:

"Like a White Star, Tangled and Far, Tulip That's What You Are."
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Old 04-27-2012, 11:22 AM
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Flowers in the Rain by the Move

Tulips from Amsterdam by Max Bygraves

Wild Flower by the Cult
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Old 04-27-2012, 11:28 AM
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A few more...


Psycho Daisies - the Yardbirds

Tiptoe Through the Tulips - Tiny Tim

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Old 04-27-2012, 11:44 AM
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"Flowers On The Wall" Statler Brothers
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:43 PM
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One of my favorite country song titles:

"Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" - Kathy Mattea
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:48 PM
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"Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes"

"We'll Gather Lilacs"

"The Orange Blossom Special"

"In Apple Blossom Time"

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Old 04-27-2012, 01:05 PM
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Daisy a Day by Jud Strunk.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5AzmEX-txw
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:00 PM
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Century Flower by Shelleyan Orphan (not generic, an actual flower - some kind of agave, IIRC)
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:38 PM
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Unbelievably beautiful:

The Last Rose of Summer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nc55QYn970


Also by Celtic Woman and many other interpreters
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:18 PM
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WildwoodWeed by Jim Stafford
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Old 04-27-2012, 07:12 PM
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'Cracklin' Rose...' wait, that's out.

'You Don't Bring Me Flowers...' ok that's out too.

WHY DO YOU HATE NEIL DIAMOND SO?!

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Gah, beaten to the punch.

Ok, Moby's 'Flower'. Knew the song, just didn't realize what it was titled!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sWb1iR2mzM

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Old 04-27-2012, 07:53 PM
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When the Bluebonnets Bloom - Robert Earl Keen
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Old 04-28-2012, 02:37 PM
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Wild Muntain Thyme by damn near everyone.
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Old 04-28-2012, 03:50 PM
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Kiss from a Rose - Seal
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Old 04-28-2012, 06:36 PM
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"Lilacs" by Matt Costa
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:14 PM
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Daisys Up Your Butterfly - The Cramps
Revenge Of The Giant Hogweed - Genesis
Sunflower Cat - Bruce Hornsby
Marigold Connection - Stackridge
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:18 PM
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Magnolia Me - Ingram Hill
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:23 PM
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Sorry, missed the bit about excluding roses.

Do rushes count?

Green Grow the Rushes - R.E.M.
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:19 PM
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R.E.M. also had Lotus - Lots of flowers mentioned in their songs.

Air - Cherry Blossom Girl
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:24 PM
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Queen Anne's Lace - Del McCoury Band
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:34 PM
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Purple Heather---Van Morrison
Tupelo Honey--Van Morrison

But that could be stretching it since it's about the honey and not flower on the Tupelo tree used to produce the honey.
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:22 AM
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Ween - Push The Little Daisies
Peder - White Lillies
Matt Pond PA - Lily Two
Low - Sunflower
Tom Petty - Wildflowers
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Old 04-29-2012, 03:30 AM
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"Blackberry Blossom" by Michelle Shocked
"Apple Blossom" by the White Stripes
This one's a stretch, but "Sugar Magnolia" by the Grateful Dead?
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Old 04-30-2012, 07:27 AM
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"Acony Bell" by Gillian Welch
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Old 04-30-2012, 10:46 AM
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And my other favorite Dead song:
Sugar Magnolia
And let's not forget "China Cat Sunflower"!
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