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.
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.
Lady Antebellum May Add Solo Songs Into Future Setlists
Hillary Scott discusses whether songs from each Lady Antebellum member's solo efforts will be included in future concerts by the trio.
Interview: The Cadillac Three Draw From ‘Old Country and a Lot of Metal’ on Sophomore Albu…
The Cadillac Three discuss their new album, 'Bury Me in My Boots'.
Interview: Eli Young Band Ready a ‘Statement Record’
The four members of the Eli Young Band talk to The Boot about their current single, "Saltwater Gospel," and their upcoming new album.
Chris Young Says His Career Is ‘Just Going So Well’ Right Now
Chris Young reflects on success of his 'I'm Comin' Over' album.
Jordan Rager Says ‘The Voice’, Parents’ Early Support Helped Grow His Career
Jordan Rager credits his time on 'The Voice' and support from his parents for much of his success.
Granger Smith Credits Texas Roots, Family for Pushing His Career Forward
Granger Smith discusses how his Texas heritage and his family have helped him keep his career going.
17 Years Ago: Lee Ann Womack Hits No. 1 With ‘I Hope You Dance’
On July 8, 2014, Lee Ann Womack's single "I Hope You Dance" landed at the top of the charts.
Interview: Sara Evans Opens Up About Her New Label, New Music and Family Life
Sara Evans talks to The Boot about her new record label, new album and future goals for herself and her family.
Story Behind the Song: Granger Smith, ‘Backroad Song’
Granger Smith and Frank Rogers share the story behind Smith's "Backroad Song."