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.
50 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘A Boy Named Sue’
On Aug. 23, 1969, Cash earned a No. 1 hit with his song "A Boy Named Sue," from his 'At San Quentin' album.
9 Years Ago: Miranda Lambert’s ‘Revolution’ Album Goes Gold
On Feb. 16, 2010, Lambert earned a gold record.
Top 10 Country Music Songs of 2017
The Boot counts down the 10 best country songs of 2017.
‘CMA Country Christmas’ 2017 Performers Talk Singing Timeless Holiday Tunes
The Boot chatted with several 'CMA Country Christmas' 2017 performers about singing classic holiday songs during the show.
Following 2017 CMA Awards Win, Little Big Town Reflect on Love and Harmony
Little Big Town discuss their 2017 CMA Awards win for Vocal Group of the Year.
Brett Young: ‘I’m Nervous, Excited’ About 2017 CMA Awards
Brett Young discusses being nominated for and attending the 2017 CMA Awards.
Interview: Jerrod Niemann’s ‘This Ride’ Is a Reflection of His Life
Jerrod Niemann discusses his new album, 'This Ride', with The Boot.