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.
Story Behind the Song: Kelsea Ballerini, ‘Legends’
Kelsea Ballerini shares the story behind her single "Legends."
Kelsea Ballerini: 2017 CMA Awards Nod, Performance Spot Make Her a Winner Already
Kelsea Ballerini says she considers herself a winner for being nominated at the 2017 CMA Awards and being being given the chance to perform during the ceremony.
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Kelsea Ballerini will headline her own tour in 2018.
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27 Years Ago: Vince Gill’s ‘When I Call Your Name’ Goes Gold
On Oct. 29, 1990, Vince Gill earned his first gold record.
22 Years Ago: David Lee Murphy’s ‘Dust on the Bottle’ Hits No. 1
On Oct. 28, 1995, David Lee Murphy might have dusted off a bottle of champagne to toast his success.