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.
59 Years Ago: Buddy Holly Killed in a Plane Crash
A country music icon was almost on the plane with him ...
Garth Brooks’ First Time on the Radio Happened Two Times at Once
"The first time I ever got to hear the song [on the radio], I got to hear it one and a half times, back to back. I’ll never forget that the rest of my life."
Top 10 Country Songs That Should Have Been Hits in 2017
These 10 country songs weren't big hits in 2017 -- but they should have been.
A Look Back at Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Relationship [PICTURES]
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have been married for more than 20 years and have three daughters together, but their romance is still as hot as ever.
59+ Dead, 500+ Injured Following Shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival
A shooting took place during the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas early Monday morning (Oct. 2). At least 59 people are dead and more than 500 were injured.
Brett Young: ‘I’m Blessed More Than What I Ever Thought’
Brett Young explains why he feels so much pressure after the success of two No. 1 singles, and talks about the power of positive thinking.
What’s Josh Turner’s Favorite Style of Song to Sing?
Josh Turner reveals what style of song he likes to sing best.
Florida Georgia Line: Chainsmokers Collaboration Is ‘a God Thing’ [LISTEN]
Florida Georgia Line discuss their collaboration with the Chainsmokers, "Last Day Alive."