Trisha Yearwood is a singer, actress, author, and television personality who was born in Georgia on September 19, 1964. She began her career in entertainment in 1985, and she is most associated with country music. Yearwood released her self-titled debut album in 1991. Since her career began, Trisha Yearwood has released 15 studio albums, nine compilation albums, one video album, and 56 singles. Here are the 10 best Trisha Yearwood songs of all time.
10. Walkaway Joe (1992)
Prevention lists this 1992 single ‘Walkaway Joe’ as one of the best Trisha Yearwood songs of all time. It was the second single released from the album ‘Hearts in Armor.’ The track features country singer, songwriter, and musician Don Henley from The Eagles on backing vocals. The song reached number two on the country charts in the United States and Canada. It is a mid-tempo ballad about a teenager failing to initiate a relationship with a man who spurns her advances, and it was written by Vince Melamed and Greg Barnhill. In the single’s music video, the male is played by Matthew McConaughey.
9. There Goes My Baby (1998)
In the United States, ‘There Goes My Baby’ reached number two on the country chart, but it only reached number four in Canada. It was the first of three singles released from the 1995 album ‘Where Your Road Leads.’ Yearwood co-produced one of her own singles for the first time with this track, and her co-producer was Tony Brown. The song was written by Annie Roboff and Arnie Roman. It is a ballad about a woman whose lover has just ended their relationship, and she realizes that she has taken him for granted. The track was favorably received by critics, who said that Yearwood had showcased her vocal range with this song.
8. In Another’s Eyes (1997)
Trisha Yearwood collaborated with her third husband country singer Garth Brooks to record the duet ‘In Another’s Eyes.’ It peaked at number two on the country charts in both the United States and Canada. The song was the third and final single released from the compilation album ‘(Songbook) A Collection of Hits.’ Garth Brooks co-wrote the song with John Peppard and Bobby Wood. At the time the song was recorded, Brooks and Yearwood were only friends, and they were both married to other people.
7. How Do I Live (1997)
‘How Do I Live’ topped the Canadian country chart and peaked at number two in the United States. It was the first of three singles released from the 1997 compilation album ‘(Songbook) A Collection of Hits.’ The song was written by Diane Warren, and it was originally recorded by LeAnn Rimes earlier in 1997. Yearwood’s cover of the song was used in the action film ‘Con Air’, which stars Nicolas Cage.
6. Thinkin’ About You (1995)
Yearwood’s third number one hit was ‘Thinkin’ About You,’ which was the second single released from the album of the same name in1995. It was written by Tom Shapiro and Bob Regan, and it featured Lee Roy Parnell playing the slide guitar. The single was the third of Yearwood’s songs to top the country chart in the United States.
5. Everybody Knows (1996)
‘Everybody Knows’ was the second of three singles released from the studio album of the same name. It was written by Matraca Berg and Gary Harrison and had an accompanying music video directed by Gerry Wenner. The single topped the Canadian country chart and peaked at number three in the country chart in the United States.
4. Perfect Love (1998)
‘Perfect Love’ is the third of three singles released from the 1998 compilation album ‘(Songbook) A Collection of Hits.’ It was the fifth and final Trisha Yearwood single to top the country chart in the United States, and it also topped the Canadian country charts. The song was written by Sunny Russ and Stephony Smith. It is one of Yearwood’s most uptempo songs, and it celebrates the joys of being in love.
3. Believe Me Baby (I Lied) (1996)
Taste of Country lists ‘Believe Me Baby (I Lied)’ as one of Trisha Yearwood’s best songs. Yearwood released the song as the lead single from her sixth studio album, ‘Everybody Knows.’ It was the fourth of Trisha Yearwood’s songs to top the country chart in the United States. Angelo Petraglia, Kim Richey, and Larry Gottlieb wrote the song, which is about a woman apologizing to the man she loves after telling him to get out of her life.
2. XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl (1994)
When ‘XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl)’ was released in 1994, it topped the country charts in both the United States and Canada, making it the second Trisha Yearwood song to do so. It was written by Matraca Berg and Alice Randall, and it featured on Yearwood’s fifth studio album ‘Thinkin’ About You.’ The song is about a young American girl who has ambitions and dreams.
1. She’s in Love with the Boy (1991)
Not only was ‘She’s in Love with the Boy’ Trisha Yearwood’s debut single, but it was also one of her best songs. The track was written by Jon Ims, and it featured on Yearwood’s self-titled debut album. It topped the Hot Country Songs chart in the United States and the country chart in Canada. It is about a teenage couple, and the girl’s father disapproves of the relationship, but her mother defends their love. The music video for the single was set on a farm.