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.
92 Years Ago: The Grand Ole Opry Begins Broadcasting
Nov. 28, 1925, was an historic day for country music.
Story Behind the Song: Diamond Rio, ‘One More Day’
Diamond Rio share the story behind their hit single "One More Day".
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.
7 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Releases ‘My Kinda Party’
On Nov. 2, 2010, Jason Aldean's fourth studio album, 'My Kinda Party', was released on Broken Bow Records.
Moving Forward in His Career, Lee Brice Wants to Work Smarter, Not Harder
Lee Brice shares his plans for the future, including spending more time with his family, and explains why he supports Folds of Honor.
Brett Eldredge: New Album’s Success Is ‘a Weight Off My Shoulders’
Brett Eldredge admits he was nervous before releasing his self-titled third studio album.
Story Behind the Song: Darius Rucker, ‘For the First Time’
Darius Rucker shares the story behind his single "For the First Time."
Chris Young: ‘A Concert Is Supposed to Be a Safe Space’
Chris Young explains to The Boot why he wanted to take the stage only a few days after the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting.
Interview: Dolly Parton Achieves a Career First With New Children’s Album
Dolly Parton discusses her children's album, 'I Believe in You'.