Gayle Thompson has been a daily contributor for The Boot since it began in 2008. In addition, she has written for Rolling Stone, Country Weekly, CBS Radio and several other outlets. Besides writing, she loves traveling, cooking, entertaining and anything else that involves her husband and little boy.
13 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Reaches No. 1 With ‘Somebody’
On Aug. 7, 2004, Reba McEntire soared to the top of the charts with the song "Somebody."
22 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Hits No. 1 With ‘I Don’t Even Know Your Name’
On Aug. 5, 1995, Alan Jackson had a big reason to celebrate: The singer earned his 11th No. 1 hit with his single "I Don't Even Know Your Name."
Josh Turner: Grandmother, Children, Faith Are His Inspirations
Josh Turner reflects on all he has learned since the release of his debut album, 'Long Black Train', almost 15 years ago.
Tyler and Hayley Hubbard Kept Their Pregnancy a Secret for Their Parents
When Tyler Hubbard and his wife Hayley revealed that they are expecting a baby one day before announcing the baby's sex, the back-to-back announcements might have seemed like a whirlwind -- but there was a reason they had to wait.
49 Years Ago: ‘Hee Haw’ Makes Prime-Time Debut on CBS
On June 15, 1969, the TV show 'Hee Haw' made its prime-time debut on CBS.
Thomas Rhett’s Wife Isn’t a Big Fan of Being in His Music Videos
Thomas Rhett explains why he likes to make videos, including ones that star his wife Lauren.
Interview: High Valley Pleased to Stay True to Themselves and Find Success
High Valley discuss their incredible success in the months following the release of their debut single, "Make You Mine."
Interview: How James Dupre Found Career Inspiration on ‘Ellen’, From Randy Travis
James Dupre talks about his friendship with Randy Travis, how he got started in music and his new album.