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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.
Lynyrd Skynyrd One More for the Fans album
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Lynyrd Skynyrd Announce Details of ‘One More for the Fans’ Live Album

Lynyrd Skynrd will release an all-star live album this summer. One More for the Fans, recorded during an all-star tribute show last November at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, includes appearances by Gregg Allman, Cheap Trick, Peter Frampton, Blackberry Smoke, Alabama, Randy Houser, Aaron Lewis, Warren Haynes and others.

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John Rich Announces Concert for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

John Rich is once again rallying his famous friends to help support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The singer-songwriter will headline St. Jude Presents John Rich and Friends, a special event set for June 9 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tenn.

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Wade Bowen Randy Rogers Hold My Beer and Watch This Tour 2015
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Wade Bowen and Randy Rogers Launch Hold My Beer and Watch This Tour

Wade Bowen and Randy Rogers are hitting the road together for a tour that is bound to be plenty of fun for both the headliners and their audiences. The two Texans will launch their joint Hold My Beer and Watch This Tour this Thursday (May 21) at the Nutty Brown Amphitheater in Austin, Texas.

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Tyler Farr Says Blake Shelton Wanted to Record ‘A Guy Walks Into a Bar’

Tyler Farr recently earned a No. 1 hit with "A Guy Walks Into a Bar," from his sophomore Suffer in Peace album. The song, written by Jonathan Singleton, Melissa Pierce and Brad Tursi, was a huge success for Farr, but it almost got to another major country star first.

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Taylor Swift Calls Feminism ‘Probably the Most Important Movement That You Could Embrace’

Taylor Swift happily ignored plenty of critics in the early part of her career, singing her way to the top of the charts with adolescent love songs like "Love Story" and "You Belong With Me." But the teenager who crafted those hit tunes has turned into a grown woman with one of the most thriving music careers of all time, and she is using her powerful voice to proudly proclaim that she is a feminist who isn't about to back down.

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