Song of the Day #4,578: ‘The Things That Everybody Does (Live)’ – Tift Merritt

Concluding the chronological presentation of my 25 favorite songs…

Easy From Now On‘ – Miranda Lambert (2007)

The last time I posted Miranda Lambert’s ‘Easy From Now On,’ during a series on my favorite female vocalists, frequent commenter Dana suggested that Lambert was “this year’s model” and that “with time and perspective” I might not list her in my top ten.

That was a little more than a decade ago.

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Song of the Day #837: ‘Easy From Now On’ – Miranda Lambert

Top Ten Female Vocalists – #2 – Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert is the only woman on this list whose music I hadn’t even heard a year ago, and here she is all the way up at #2. I can thank Brad Paisley for the introduction.

After reading lavish praise of Paisley’s American Saturday Night during the 2009 best-of season, I decided to bite the bullet and give country music a real chance for the first time in my life. I bought a handful of country albums by artists such as Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum and Lambert.

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