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.
Diamond Rio Say Success Taught Them to Value Their Fans … and ‘Lots of Stupid Things’
Most of the wisdom they want to pass on is less conventional than one might expect.
27 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Hits No. 1 With ‘Unanswered Prayers’
On this day (Jan. 12) in 1991, the song soared to the top of the charts.
92 Years Ago: Ray Price Is Born in Peach, Texas
Happy birthday to him!
Lanco Excited to Tour With ‘Stand-Up Guy’ Chris Young (Again)
"It’s so cool because we already look up to [him] ..."
Story Behind the Song: Lanco, ‘Greatest Love Story’
"It started out as a story that was a bit of my life ..."
Story Behind the Song: Danielle Bradbery, ‘Sway’
"It didn’t even take longer than an hour, I don’t think, and “Sway” came along ..."
28 Years Ago: Willie Nelson’s ‘Stardust’ Is Certified Quadruple Platinum
On Jan. 9, 1990, 'Stardust' album was certified quadruple platinum.
Jordan Davis Focuses on ‘Unique’ Phrasing When Writing Songs
"A lot of my influences kind of find their way into my music through that, so that’s something that I try to keep really unique and very 'me'."
51 Years Ago: Charley Pride Becomes the First African-American Singer to Perform at the Gr…
Jan. 7, 1967, was an historic day for country music ...
33 Years Ago: George Strait’s ‘Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind’ Hits No. 1
On Jan. 5, 1985, Strait was starting the new year on a high note.