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.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood’s Best CMA Awards Song Parodies [WATCH]
Country Music's Biggest Night, the CMA Awards, is filled with comedy thanks to Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.
63 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Signs Her First Recording Contract
On Sept. 30, 1954, Patsy Cline's career officially got started.
Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris and More Play ‘Skyville Live’ for Refugee Awareness
Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller and others performed on 'Skyville Live' as part of the Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees tour.
22 Years Ago: Tim McGraw’s ‘I Like It, I Love It’ Hits No. 1
On Sept. 16, 1995, Tim McGraw shot straight to No. 1 with "I Like It, I Love it."
21 Years Ago: LeAnn Rimes Makes Her Grand Ole Opry Debut
On Sept. 13, 1996, LeAnn Rimes made her Grand Ole Opry debut.
Story Behind the Song: Chris Young and Cassadee Pope, ‘Think of You’
Chris Young, Corey Crowder and Josh Hoge share the inspiration behind Young's hit with Cassadee Pope, "Think of You."
Interview: Drake White Worked a Lifetime on ‘Spark’
Drake White talks to The Boot about his new album, 'Spark'.
Story Behind the Song: Dierks Bentley, ‘Somewhere on a Beach’
The songwriters for Dierks Bentley's hit "Somewhere on a Beach" share the story behind the song.
Rascal Flatts Talk Deconstructing Their Tours, Building Their Restaurant
Rascal Flatts discuss how they keep their tours fresh, and their plans for a new restaurant.