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.
28 Years Ago: Vince Gill Earns His First No. 1 Hit With ‘I Still Believe in You’
Gill earned his first No. 1 hit, "I Still Believe in You," on Sept. 5, 1992.
23 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Scores First No. 1 Hit With ‘She’s Got It All’
On Aug. 30, 1997, Chesney scored his first No. 1 hit with the single "She's Got It All."
25 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Hits No. 1 With ‘I Don’t Even Know Your Name’
On Aug. 5, 1995, Jackson had a big reason to celebrate.
53 Years Ago: Tim McGraw Is Born in Delhi, La.
Happy birthday, Tim!
9 Years Ago: Eric Church Releases ‘Chief’
On July 26, 2011, Church's 'Chief' album was released.
14 Years Ago: Jake Owen’s Debut Album Is Released
On July 25, 2006, Owen's debut album, 'Startin' With Me', was released.
12 Years Ago: Luke Bryan Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On April 6, 2007, Bryan made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
34 Years Ago: Brett Eldredge Is Born in Paris, Ill.
Happy birthday, Brett!
Midland Say Past Year’s Success Has Been ‘a Big Adjustment’
"It’s going to be a crazy year ..."
43 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Is Born in Macon, Ga.
Happy birthday, Jason!
Devin Dawson Prepares to Release Debut Album, ‘Dark Horse': ‘It Feels Right’
"These are dreams that we’ve set as kids, and as musicians ..."
Lanco Discuss ‘Eclectic’ Debut Album, ‘Hallelujah Nights’
The 11-track record is, in many ways, a glimpse into the life of the band from their first practice together until now.
William Michael Morgan Is Ready to Be With His Daughter at Christmas
William Michael Morgan discusses his Christmas plans, and explains why vinyl is his favorite form of music.