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.
29 Years Ago: Trisha Yearwood Releases Her Debut Album
On July 2, 1991, Yearwood released her self-titled debut album.
18 Years Ago: The Dixie Chicks’ ‘Fly’ Certified Diamond
On June 25, 2002, the Dixie Chicks achieved a career milestone that only a few country artists have.
9 Years Ago: Glen Campbell Reveals Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
On June 22, 2011, Campbell's fans learned that the iconic singer had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
14 Years Ago: Taylor Swift’s ‘Tim McGraw’ Is Released
On June 19, 2006, Swift's debut single, "Tim McGraw," was released.
38 Years Ago: The Bluebird Cafe Opens in Nashville
In June of 1982, the famous Bluebird Cafe opened its doors in Nashville, Tenn.
68 Years Ago: George Strait Is Born in Poteet, Texas
Happy birthday, George!
25 Years Ago: George Strait Records ‘Check Yes or No’ and ‘I Know She Still Loves Me’
On April 10, 1995, Strait recorded "Check Yes or No" and "I Know She Still Loves Me" for his 'Strait Out of the Box' album.
23 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Scores First No. 1 Hit With ‘(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing’
On April 5, 1997, Adkins scored his first No. 1 hit with "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing," from his freshman album, 'Dreamin' Out Loud'.
53 Years Ago: The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Opens
On April 1, 1967, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum opened in Nashville, Tenn.
A Look Back at Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr’s Relationship [PICTURES]
Throughout their relationship, Aldean and Kerr have been spotted together in plenty of sweet pictures, both at awards shows and other public appearances and on social media.
At 2017 Kenny Rogers Tribute Concert, Stars Shared Fond Memories of the Icon
Justin Moore, Travis Tritt, Hillary Scott and more shared touching tributes to Kenny Rogers at his farewell show, 'All in for the Gambler'.
Kenny Rogers’ Mother Gave Life-Changing Advice: ‘Always Be Happy Where You Are’
A piece of advice from his mom changed his entire life.