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.
Scotty McCreery Says Wedding Planning Is a ‘Team Effort’
"Engaged life is great. I’m really happy."
44 Years Ago: Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ Becomes a No. 1 Hit
On Feb. 2, 1974, Parton earned her second No. 1 hit with "Jolene."
Danielle Bradbery Says Being on ‘The Voice’ Made Her Grow Up Fast
"I wasn’t living the normal 16-year-old life."
81 Years Ago: Don Everly Is Born in Kentucky
Happy birthday, Don Everly!
8 Years Ago: Taylor Swift Sets a Record With Grammys Album of the Year Win
On Jan. 31, 2010, Swift became the youngest person in history to win Album of the Year at the Grammys.
The Sisterhood Merge Parents’ Influences Into Their Own New Sound
"Both of our influences are just kind of merging together."
49 Years Ago: ‘The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour’ Debuts on CBS
On Jan. 29, 1969, 'The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour' debuted on CBS.
Brothers Osborne Hope to Carry on Country Music’s Tradition of Saying Things That Matter
"Artists are supposed to speak for people. They’re supposed to be a release for people."
Little Big Town Say Success of ‘Better Man’ Is All Thanks to Taylor Swift
"I think that song just shows what an amazing writer [she is] ..."
Chris Stapleton: ‘Play Songs That You Love, Even the Deep Ones’
"I always just tried to make it about music first, and let music lead, and everything else will just fall wherever it will."
27 Years Ago: Aaron Tippin Releases His Debut Album
On Jan. 22, 1991, Tippin released his debut album.
Dolly Parton Reflects on Her Cross-Generational Success: ‘That Makes Me Feel Good’
"I think they feel like they know me because I’ve been around so long."