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.
32 Years Ago: The Judds Score First Gold Album With ‘Why Not Me’
On April 4, 1985, the Judds earned their first gold album, for 'Why Not Me.'
Wrenn Schmidt Explains Difficulties of Playing ‘Mysterious’ Bobbie Jett in ‘I Saw the Ligh…
Wrenn Schmidt admits that playing Bobbie Jett in the Hank Williams biopic 'I Saw the Light' was challenging.
Little Big Town Say ‘Girl Crush’ ‘Brought Us to Places That We Could Only Dream Of’
Little Big Town say that they are grateful for the controversy surrounding, and success of, "Girl Crush," because it gave them better exposure and more fans.
51 Years Ago: Loretta Lynn Earns First No. 1 With ‘Don’t Come Home a’Drinkin’ (With Lovin’…
On Feb. 11, 1967, Lynn earned her first No. 1 hit.
Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney Says ‘Bless the Broken Road’ Is Still ‘a Life-Changer’
Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney reveals that the band's 2004 hit "Bless the Broken Road" is still an important song, both to fans and to the trio themselves.
23 Years Ago: Wynonna Judd’s Self-Titled Album Certified Quadruple Platinum
On Jan. 20, 1995, Judd's eponymous 1992 solo debut was certified quadruple platinum.
Sheryl Crow, RaeLynn, Jana Kramer and Others Launch Hunger Action Month
It was one of the most star-studded events in Nashville, and it was all for a worthwhile cause. Sheryl Crow and Jana Kramer, along with rapper 50 Cent, joined forces at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, in partnership with Feeding America, on Tuesday (Sept. 9) to participate in the f…
Alan Jackson Sells Out Artist-in-Residence Shows at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Alan Jackson has broken yet another record. The award-winning tunesmith sold out his two artist-in-residence concerts at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in less than an hour, making them the fastest-selling event in the history of the CMA Theater.
Easton Corbin Releases ‘Baby Be My Love Song’ [LISTEN]
Easton Corbin has released the second single, 'Baby Be My Love Song,' from his upcoming new album. The song, written by hitmakers Brett James and Jim Collins, was one Corbin knew from the very first listen that he wanted to include on the record.
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.