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.
34 Years Ago: George Strait’s ‘Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind’ Hits No. 1
On Jan. 5, 1985, Strait was starting the new year on a high note.
24 Years Ago: Clay Walker Earns First Platinum Record With Self-Titled Debut
On Aug. 31, 1994, Walker earned his first platinum record with his self-titled debut album.
Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood, ‘Heartbeat’
Carrie Underwood, along with co-writers Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell, share the story behind her No.1 hit "Heartbeat."
40 Years Ago: Charlie Daniels Hits No. 1 With ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’
On Aug. 25, 1979, Daniels earned his first No. 1 hit, with his single "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
Kiefer Sutherland: Making a Music Video ‘Was One of the Hardest Things I’ve Ever Shot in M…
Kiefer Sutherland says shooting the music video for his debut single, "Not Enough Whiskey" was surprisingly difficult.
Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood, ‘Dirty Laundry’
Songwriters Hillary Lindsey, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell share the story behind Carrie Underwood's single "Dirty Laundry."
Kristian Bush Reveals Sugarland Songs Tell a Story