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.
61 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On July 7, 1956, Johnny Cash made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry -- and the day he met his future wife, June Carter.
6 Years Ago: Glen Campbell Reveals Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
Five years ago today, on June 22, 2011, Glen Campbell fans learned that the iconic singer had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
29 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Signs With Capitol Records
On June 17, 1988, Garth Brooks signed with Capitol Records.
48 Years Ago: ‘Hee Haw’ Makes Prime-Time Debut on CBS
On June 15, 1969, the TV show 'Hee Haw' made its prime-time debut on CBS.