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.
Rascal Flatts’ First Time on the Radio Was Nerve-Wracking
Rascal Flatts recall the first time they heard themselves on the radio.
Luke Combs on Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting: ‘We Need to Be Strong’
Luke Combs reflects on the deadly shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nev.
Watch Reba McEntire Celebrate Her Opry Anniversary With Epic Surprise Guests
Reba McEntire celebrated her 40th anniversary at the Grand Ole Opry with an impressive show, full of surprise guests.
23 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery on His 63rd Birthday
On Sept. 12, 1994, George Jones had a birthday to remember, even if it wasn't the way he had hoped.
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.
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.
Story Behind the Song: Jason Aldean, ‘Lights Come On’
Jason Aldean and the song's writers share the story behind Aldean's single "Lights Come On."
8 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Goes Gold With ‘Big Green Tractor’
On Sept. 2, 2009, Jason Aldean undoubtedly toasted to his own success.
Story Behind the Song: Jason Aldean, ‘A Little More Summertime’
Songwriters Wendell Mobley, Tony Martin and Jerry Flowers, along with Jason Aldean, share the story behind Aldean's hit "A Little More Summertime."
Chris Young Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry [WATCH]
Tuesday night (Aug. 29) was a big night for Chris Young.