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.
22 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Scores First No. 1 Hit With ‘She’s Got It All’
On Aug. 30, 1997, Chesney scored his first No. 1 hit with the single "She's Got It All."
37 Years Ago: George Strait Earns First No. 1 Hit With ‘Fool Hearted Memory’
On Aug. 28, 1982, Strait earned his first No. 1 hit with his single "Fool Hearted Memory."
42 Years Ago: Eric Church Is Born in Granite Falls, N.C.
Happy birthday, EC!
Top 10 Montgomery Gentry Songs
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12 Years Ago: Luke Bryan’s Debut Album Is Released
On Aug. 14, 2007, Bryan's 'I'll Stay Me' album was released.
Midland Say Past Year’s Success Has Been ‘a Big Adjustment’
"It’s going to be a crazy year ..."
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.
Garth Brooks’ Favorite CMA Awards Memory Is Something No One Else Saw
Garth Brooks recalls his favorite CMA Awards memory, and shares the categories in which he most likes to be nominated.
Ryan Hurd, Maren Morris Share Their Love in ‘Love in a Bar’ Video [WATCH]
Kelsea Ballerini: 2017 CMA Awards Nod, Performance Spot Make Her a Winner Already
Kelsea Ballerini says she considers herself a winner for being nominated at the 2017 CMA Awards and being being given the chance to perform during the ceremony.