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.
35 Years Ago: Carrie Underwood Is Born in Muskogee, Okla.
Happy birthday, Carrie!
41 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Is Born in Macon, Ga.
Happy birthday, Jason!
28 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Releases His Debut Album, ‘Here in the Real World’
On Feb. 27, 1990, Jackson released 'Here In The Real World' on Arista Records.
Lindsay Ell Says Country Music’s Women Are Creating a ‘Positive Environment’ for Each Othe…
"I really feel like, as women in Nashville, we are supporting each other ..."
Danielle Bradbery Says Being on ‘The Voice’ Made Her Grow Up Fast
"I wasn’t living the normal 16-year-old life."
Reba McEntire Shares the Secret to Her Longevity: ‘I’m Trying to Recreate Myself … and Hav…
"I’m open. I’ve got my calendar open for whatever is supposed to happen."
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] ..."
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."
72 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Is Born in Tennessee
Happy birthday, Dolly!