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.
Brett Eldredge Knows Touring Should Feel Like Play, Not Work
"This is playing music. This is having fun. This is what you live for."
Where Did Jason Aldean Go to High School?
Aldean explains what parts of his Wikipedia page are true and which parts are false.
Danielle Bradbery Says Being on ‘The Voice’ Made Her Grow Up Fast
"I wasn’t living the normal 16-year-old life."
Brothers Osborne Hope to Carry on Country Music’s Tradition of Saying Things That Matter
"Artists are supposed to speak for people. They’re supposed to be a release for people."
Chris Stapleton: ‘Play Songs That You Love, Even the Deep Ones’
"I always just tried to make it about music first, and let music lead, and everything else will just fall wherever it will."
Lanco: Friendship Makes the Band Work
Lead singer Brandon Lancaster says it's the band members' friendship that makes the group work so well.
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.
Story Behind the Song: Jon Pardi, ‘Heartache on the Dance Floor’
Songwriter Brice Long shares the story behind Jon Pardi's "Heartache on the Dance Floor."
Trisha Yearwood Says Music Will Always Take Priority in Her Career
Trisha Yearwood discusses her different business ventures, and says music will always take top priority for her.