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: Blake Shelton Is Born in Ada, Okla.
Happy birthday, Blake!
86 Years Ago: Loretta Lynn Is Born in Butcher Holler, Ky.
Happy birthday, Miss Loretta!
41 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Is Born in Macon, Ga.
Happy birthday, Jason!
28 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Releases His Debut Album, ‘Here in the Real World’
On Feb. 27, 1990, Jackson released 'Here In The Real World' on Arista Records.
Chris Young Extends Headlining 2018 Losing Sleep Tour … Again
Young's added more fall dates to his 2018 trek!
Devin Dawson Prepares to Release Debut Album, ‘Dark Horse': ‘It Feels Right’
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Garth Brooks’ Favorite CMA Awards Memory Is Something No One Else Saw
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18 Years Ago: Keith Urban Releases Debut Solo Album
On Oct. 19, 1999, Keith Urban's debut solo album was released.