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.
62 Years Ago: Elvis Presley Bombs in Las Vegas Debut
On this day (April 23) in 1956, Presley made his debut in Las Vegas, where his performance was not well received.
8 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
On April 16, 2010, Jackson received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
29 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Releases His Debut Album
'Garth Brooks' debuted on April 12, 1989.
23 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.
14 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney, Uncle Kracker Hit No. 1 With “When the Sun Goes Down”
On April 3, 2004, "When the Sun Goes Down" became a No. 1 hit.
Reba McEntire Sets the Record Straight About Why She Turned Down a Role in ‘Titanic’ [WATC…
McEntire was originally slated to appear in the 1997 blockbuster film 'Titanic', as Molly Brown, before declining the role when it became apparent that film production would extend beyond its schedule date.
63 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Is Born in Oklahoma
Happy birthday, Reba!
35 Years Ago: Carrie Underwood Is Born in Muskogee, Okla.
Happy birthday, Carrie!
27 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Scores His First No. 1 Hit
Jackson earned his first No. 1 hit on March 9, 1991, with the song "I'd Love You All Over Again," from his freshman 'Here in the Real World' album.
12 Years Ago: Miranda Lambert’s ‘Kerosene’ Goes Gold
On March 6, 2006, Lambert earned her first gold single.
14 Years Ago: Gretchen Wilson Releases ‘Redneck Woman’
On March 5, 2004, Wilson released her debut single, "Redneck Woman," to radio.
Midland Say Past Year’s Success Has Been ‘a Big Adjustment’
"It’s going to be a crazy year ..."