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: Darius Rucker, ‘If I Told You’
Darius Rucker and the songwriters of his single "If I Told You" share the story behind the song.
26 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘No Fences’ Makes Country Music History
Oct. 24, 1991, was a big day for Garth Brooks.
Alan Jackson, Don Schlitz Reflect on Their Country Music Hall of Fame Inductions
Even though the inductees and their families found out about their nominations in April, it was still hard to believe it was actually happening.
Story Behind the Song: Chris Young, ‘Losing Sleep’
Chris Young shares the story behind his single "Losing Sleep."
Chris Young Extends Headlining 2018 Losing Sleep Tour Into September
Young's added some fall dates to his 2018 trek!
Interview: Carly Pearce’s ‘Every Little Thing’ Reflects ‘Every Shade’ of Her Life
Carly Pearce talks to The Boot about her debut album, 'Every Little Thing'.
Cole Swindell Vows to Use Music to Help People Heal After Route 91 Shooting
Cole Swindell vows to use music to help people heal in the wake of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting.
Story Behind the Song: Brett Eldredge, ‘The Long Way’
Brett Eldredge shares the story behind his single "The Long Way."
Kip Moore Says His Lack of Awards Nominations ‘Doesn’t Faze Me One Bit’
Kip Moore insists he doesn't care if he is nominated for any awards for his music.