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.
26 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Is Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
On Jan. 15, 1992, the Man in Black was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Lanco Excited to Tour With ‘Stand-Up Guy’ Chris Young (Again)
"It’s so cool because we already look up to [him] ..."
68 Years Ago: Sun Studio Opens in Memphis, Tenn.
Jan. 3, 1950, was an historic day for country music, although no one was aware of it at the time.
19 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With ‘Let Me Let Go’
On Dec. 12, 1998, Faith Hill struck chart gold when her single "Let Me Let Go" soared to No. 1.
21 Years Ago: Clint Black Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Dec. 12, 1996, Clint Black was celebrating yet another career milestone.
William Michael Morgan Is Ready to Be With His Daughter at Christmas
William Michael Morgan discusses his Christmas plans, and explains why vinyl is his favorite form of music.
‘CMA Country Christmas’ 2017 Performers Talk Singing Timeless Holiday Tunes
The Boot chatted with several 'CMA Country Christmas' 2017 performers about singing classic holiday songs during the show.
Country Stars’ Thanksgiving 2017 Plans: Chris Young, Dustin Lynch + More Share
The Boot caught up with several country artists to learn the things they're most thankful for this season, and how they plan to spend the holiday.
Lee Brice: (Finally) Having His New Album Out Is ‘Amazing’
Lee Brice discusses having his new self-titled album out, after spending so much time working on it.