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.
37 Years Ago: Willie Nelson’s ‘Always on My Mind’ Hits No. 1
On May 8, 1982, Nelson's version of "Always on My Mind" hit No. 1 on the charts.
28 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Wins a Record Six Times at the ACM Awards
On April 24, 1991, Brooks set an ACMs record
34 Years Ago: The Judds Score First Gold Album With ‘Why Not Me’
On April 4, 1985, the Judds earned their first gold album, for 'Why Not Me'.
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.
19 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘How Do You Like Me Now?!’
On March 18, 2000, Keith soared to the top of the charts with his single "How Do You Like Me Now?!" from his album of the same name.
56 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Is Born in Tulsa, Okla.
Happy birthday, Garth!
69 Years Ago: Sun Studio Opens in Memphis, Tenn.
Jan. 3, 1950, was an historic day for country music, although no one was aware of it at the time.
27 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Hits No. 1 With ‘Shameless’
On Nov. 16, 1991, Brooks earned his seventh No. 1 single with the tune "Shameless."
A Look Back at Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Relationship [PICTURES]
Hill and McGraw have been married for more than 20 years and have three daughters together, but their romance is still as hot as ever.
12 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Busted for Drug Possession
On Sept. 18, 2006, Nelson was arrested for possession of marijuana and narcotic mushrooms.