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.
Review: Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Offer Tour Details, Hits at the Ryman [PICTURES]
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill performed at the Ryman Auditorium after announcing their 2017 Soul2Soul Tour.
14 Years Ago: Dierks Bentley Earns First No. 1 Hit With ‘What Was I Thinkin”
On Sept. 27, 2003, Dierks Bentley earned his first No. 1 hit, with his debut single, "What Was I Thinkin'."
Florida Georgia Line Find It Hard to NOT Write About Their Wives
Florida Georgia Line say their wives and their faith affect their songwriting.
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."
12 Years Ago: Brad Paisley’s ‘Time Well Wasted’ Album Is Released
On Aug. 16, 2005, Brad Paisley's'Time Well Wasted' album was released on Arista Records.
Levi Hummon Sees His Parents’ Influence on His Career
Levi Hummon credits his parents, songwriter Marcus Hummon and Rev. Becca Stevens, for his success and work ethic.
Story Behind the Song: Dierks Bentley, ‘Somewhere on a Beach’
The songwriters for Dierks Bentley's hit "Somewhere on a Beach" share the story behind the song.
Rascal Flatts Talk Deconstructing Their Tours, Building Their Restaurant
Rascal Flatts discuss how they keep their tours fresh, and their plans for a new restaurant.
Rascal Flatts Found ‘I Like the Sound of That’ Lyrics Hip, But Universal
Rascal Flatts reveal why they recorded "I Like the Sound of That" for their 'Rewind' album.
42 Years Ago: Hank Williams Jr. Has Near-Fatal Accident in Montana
On Aug. 8, 1975, Hank Williams Jr. had a near-fatal accident when he fell more than 440 feet while climbing Ajax Peak in Montana.