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.
Story Behind the Song: Kip Moore, ‘Running for You’
Kip Moore shares the story behind his hit single "Running for You."
Interview: Sara Evans Writes the Second Chapter of Her Career With ‘Words’
Sara Evans discusses her new album, 'Words', released on her own Born to Fly Records.
Josh Turner: Grandmother, Children, Faith Are His Inspirations
Josh Turner reflects on all he has learned since the release of his debut album, 'Long Black Train', almost 15 years ago.
Story Behind the Song: Dustin Lynch, ‘Small Town Boy’
Dustin Lynch shares the story behind his single "Small Town Boy."
Old Dominion ‘Very Proud’ of Upcoming ‘Happy Endings’ Album
Old Dominion share their thoughts on their upcoming sophomore album, 'Happy Endings'.
13 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘Whiskey Girl’
On July 10, 2004, Toby Keith stormed to the top of the charts with his song "Whiskey Girl."
Chris Young Says His Next Album Is ‘Pretty Much Done’
Chris Young gives an update on his new album, and discusses the overwhelming success of his latest record, 'I'm Comin' Over'.
Shania Twain Grateful for Her Past, Excited for Her Future at Country Music Hall of Fame E…
Shania Twain's exhibit, 'Rock This Country', is now open at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Story Behind the Song: Brantley Gilbert, ‘More Than Miles’
Brantley Gilbert shares the story behind his song "More Than Miles."
Story Behind the Song: Lauren Alaina, ‘Doin’ Fine’
Lauren Alaina shares the story behind her single "Doin' Fine" with The Boot.
Story Behind the Song: Eli Young Band, ‘Skin & Bones’
The Eli Young Band's Mike Eli shares the story behind "Skin & Bones," from the band's 'Fingerprints' album.