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.
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'.
Yes, Chris Young Really Was THAT Surprised About His Opry Induction Invite
Chris Young discusses his upcoming Grand Ole Opry induction with The Boot.
Rascal Flatts Praise Blake Shelton’s Wit, Advice to ‘The Voice’ Contestants
28 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I Wonder Do You Think of Me’
Sept. 9, 1989, was a bittersweet day for friends and family of the late Keith Whitley.
Interview: Unsurprisingly, ‘Life Changes’ Is Thomas Rhett’s Most Personal Record Yet
Thomas Rhett shares his thoughts on his new album, 'Life Changes', calling it the most personal record he's ever released.
Interview: Dustin Lynch Knows ‘Current Mood’ Is ‘Very Risky’ … But He’s Ready
Dustin Lynch discusses the creation of his latest album, 'Current Mood', and the risks he was willing to take in releasing it.
8 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Goes Gold With ‘Big Green Tractor’
On Sept. 2, 2009, Jason Aldean undoubtedly toasted to his own success.
43 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘The Grand Tour’
On Aug. 31, 1974, George Jones earned his sixth No. 1 hit with his single "The Grand Tour."
35 Years Ago: George Strait Earns First No. 1 Hit With ‘Fool Hearted Memory’
On Aug. 28, 1982, George Strait earned his first No. 1 hit with "Fool Hearted Memory."