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.
13 Incredible Moments From Kenny Rogers’ ‘All in for the Gambler’ Tribute Concert
Only an icon like Kenny Rogers could gather such an eclectic group of stars and turn it into one cohesive, unforgettable night.
At Kenny Rogers Tribute Concert, Stars Share Their Fond Memories of the Icon
During a media even prior to the show itself, The Boot caught up with several of the evening's performers, who shared their memories of Rogers and their thoughts on being part of his farewell event.
17 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Announces His Retirement
On Oct. 26, 2000, Garth Brooks fans received disappointing news.
Kenny Rogers Has ‘Mixed Emotions’ About Farewell Tribute Show
Kenny Rogers admits he has mixed emotions about his upcoming farewell tribute show.
Brett Eldredge: Awards Won’t Change the Way He Makes Music
Brett Eldredge discusses the affect awards have on his career.
Story Behind the Song: Darius Rucker, ‘If I Told You’
Darius Rucker and the songwriters of his single "If I Told You" share the story behind the song.
Kenny Rogers Checks Music City Walk of Fame Off His Bucket List
On Tuesday (Oct. 24), Kenny Rogers became the 80th person to receive a star on the Music City Walk of Fame.
33 Years Ago: Alabama Become First Country Group to Go Triple Platinum
On Oct. 25, 1984, Alabama accomplished a feat that had never been achieved by a country group before.
Jason Aldean Reflects on His Career So Far: ‘I Feel Like We Did Everything Pretty Good’
Jason Aldean reflects on all that he has learned in his career so far.