1. OK guys, story time: Jeff Gross / Getty Images 2. One stormy spring day in 2007, I was at an Apple Store in Soho, waiting for my iPod to get fixed or something. Evan Agostini / Getty Images Remember iPods? 3. This Apple store had a little upstairs theater area and while I waited for my Genius technician to fix my iPod (v. important at the time), I wandered over to listen to this singer. Evan Agostini / Getty Images 4. She was singing solo with just an acoustic guitar to about three people. Ethan Miller / Getty Images 5. And that singer was, my friends, Kellie Pickler. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images 6. JUST KIDDING! It was Taylor Swift. But I do wonder if they're still friends now, you know? Michael Buckner / Getty Images FYI, the man behind them is Muzik Mafia member Two Foot Fred. MMKAY. 7. Anyway, TayTay did a lot of soulful, twangy, acoustic guitar playing back in '07. Ethan Miller Calculating that man's hair straightening routine rn. 8. She also did a lot of boot wearin'. Ethan Miller / Getty Images 9. And hair curlin'. Tom Burns / Getty Images 10. She wore a lot of fancy satin, sparkle dresses. Bryan Bedder / Getty Images 11. Like, sequins were her JAMMMM. Scott Gries / Getty Images 12. Back in '07, she was still perfecting her surprised face. Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images 13. You know, with Dave Grohl. Kevin Winter / Getty Images 14. So much surprised face! Kevin Winter / Getty Images Also, hi Akon and Mike Shinoda. 15. Look at her posing with a giant Grammy. Kevin Winter / Getty Images 16. And presenting a Grammy with rapper Fabolous. Ethan Miller / Getty Images 'Memba Fabolous? 17. And doing the fish pout-peace sign combo. Kevin Winter / Getty Images Ah, that was a time. 18. And toting around a sparkly guitar. Scott Gries / Getty Images 19. All in all, '07 Old Taylor Swift was pretttttty, pretttttty cool, no? Kevin Winter / Getty Images MISS YA!