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.
15 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue’
On July 20, 2002, Toby Keith earned his ninth No. 1 single with his tune "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)."
20 Years Ago: George Strait Hits No. 1 With ‘Carrying Your Love With Me’
On July 19, 1997, George Strait landed in the No. 1 spot with his song "Carrying Your Love With Me."
TG Sheppard Owes His Strong Faith to a Brush With Death
TG Sheppard is a man of great faith; it's not a fact that he hides. As the singer tells The Boot, a traumatic event a few years ago change everything about his life, including his belief in God.
Gord Bamford Honored With CMA Global Country Artist Award
Gord Bamford is officially an international superstar. The Canadian recently took home three Canadian Country Music Awards, including being named the Country Music Association's Global Artist of the Year.
Garth Brooks Praises Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks might be one of the most successful artists of all time in country music, but he admits even he is a fan sometimes. The singer shared at a press conference last week, before the opening night of his world tour, that he has a lot of respect for one of the current reigning hitmakers.
Glen Campbell’s Final Song to Be Released This Month
The final song Glen Campbell recorded, 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You,' will be released later this month. The poignant tune, which Campbell penned with singer and producer Julian Raymond, is a fitting farewell to a legendary career.
Hank Williams Biopic Update: Elizabeth Olsen Joins Cast, Hank III Shares His Thoughts
The Hank Williams biopic 'I Saw the Light' just got a lot more star power. 'The Avengers' star Elizabeth Olsen has signed on to play Williams' wife, Audrey Mae. Olsen will join Tom Hiddleston in the film, which is expected to start shooting in Louisiana next month.
Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood Featured in Upcoming Foo Fighters Doc
The Foo Fighters already had a close country connection, as lead singer Dave Grohl worked with the Zac Brown Band on their latest album, 'The Grohl Sessions, Vol. 1,' but now the entire band is embracing the Nashville music scene.