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.
19 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Announces His Retirement
On Oct. 26, 2000, Brooks' fans received disappointing news.
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'.
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
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.