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.
Top 10 Waylon Jennings Songs
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37 Years Ago: George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’ Hits No. 1
On July 5, 1980, George Jones earned a No. 1 hit with "He Stopped Loving Her Today."
Collin Raye Hopes to Craft a Hank Williams Tribute Album
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Rising Artist Jordan Rager Draws Inspiration From His Friendship With Jason Aldean
28 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On June 24, 1989, Garth Brooks made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
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On June 19, 2006, Swift's debut single, "Tim McGraw," was released.
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Happy birthday, Blake!
69 Years Ago: Hank Williams Debuts on the Grand Ole Opry
On June 11, 1949, Williams made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
Rory Feek Changes Singer-Songwriter’s Life By Honoring Joey Feek’s Final Request
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