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.
Devin Dawson Prepares to Release Debut Album, ‘Dark Horse': ‘It Feels Right’
"These are dreams that we’ve set as kids, and as musicians ..."
Story Behind the Song: Morgan Evans, ‘Kiss Somebody’
It's probably not inspired by what you think ...
Lanco Discuss ‘Eclectic’ Debut Album, ‘Hallelujah Nights’
The 11-track record is, in many ways, a glimpse into the life of the band from their first practice together until now.
Jordan Davis Focuses on ‘Unique’ Phrasing When Writing Songs
"A lot of my influences kind of find their way into my music through that, so that’s something that I try to keep really unique and very 'me'."
Story Behind the Song: Cole Swindell, ‘Stay Downtown’
"Stay Downtown" is the first of Swindell's singles that he didn't write.
Top 10 Country Music Songs of 2017
The Boot counts down the 10 best country songs of 2017.
William Michael Morgan Is Ready to Be With His Daughter at Christmas
William Michael Morgan discusses his Christmas plans, and explains why vinyl is his favorite form of music.
Cole Swindell Offers an Update on His Third Studio Album
Cole Swindell gives an update on his third studio album, revealing he is about halfway finished with it.
92 Years Ago: The Grand Ole Opry Begins Broadcasting
Nov. 28, 1925, was an historic day for country music.