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Gayle Thompson

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.
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25 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Joins the Grand Ole Opry

Garth Brooks has achieved many career milestones and accolades, but perhaps none will be as significant as what happened on Oct. 6, 1990. It was on this day, 25 years ago, that the Oklahoma native fulfilled a lifelong dream when he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

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