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.
Dierks Bentley, Brett Eldredge and More Praise Nashville’s Hockey Fandom
Country stars discuss the Nashville Predators' run in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
38 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Hits No. 1 With ‘She Believes in Me’
On June 9, 1979, Kenny Rogers soared to the top of the charts with his single "She Believes in Me," from his 'The Gambler' album.
Interview: Luke Combs Hopes to Connect With ‘This One’s for You’
Luke Combs discusses his new album, 'This One's for You', with The Boot.
36 Years Ago: Rosanne Cash Earns First No. 1 Single With ‘Seven Year Ache’
On May 23, 1981, Rosanne Cash earned her first No. 1 hit with "Seven Year Ache."
19 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With ‘This Kiss’
On May 16, 1998, Faith Hill landed at the top of the charts with her single "This Kiss."
Thomas Rhett’s Wife Isn’t a Big Fan of Being in His Music Videos
Thomas Rhett explains why he likes to make videos, including ones that star his wife Lauren.
How Did Tim McGraw Get His First Record Deal? [WATCH]
Fans can learn plenty about Tim McGraw from his Wikipedia page -- but while the page has plenty of factual information, it's not entirely accurate.
Review: Jake Owen Brings Big Band, Bigger Stage Presence to Nashville [PICTURES]
In a refreshing switch from the usual solo-act show, Owen preferred to let his band -- including an amazing horn section -- take center stage with him, allowing for one unforgettable night.