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.
16 Years Ago: The Dixie Chicks’ ‘Home’ Album Goes Triple-Platinum
On Oct. 11, 2002, the Dixie Chicks' album 'Home' was certified triple platinum, signifying sales in excess of 3 million units.
48 Years Ago: Johnny Cash’s ‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’ Hits No. 1
On Oct. 10, 1970, Cash's "Sunday Morning Coming Down" landed at No. 1.
26 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Releases ‘A Lot About Livin’ (and a Little ‘Bout Love)’
On Oct. 9, 1992, Jackson released his third studio album.
25 Years Ago: Vince Gill Hits No. 1 With ‘One More Last Chance’
On Oct. 9, 1993, Gill earned his third No. 1 hit.
24 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘Who’s That Man’
On Oct. 8, 1994, Keith was undoubtedly raising a glass to toast to his success.
24 Years Ago: Vince Gill Wins Three CMA Awards
Oct. 5, 1994 was a day of celebration for Gill.
17 Years Ago: ‘Reba’ Debuts on the WB Network
On Oct. 5, 2001, the sitcom 'Reba' debuted on the WB network.
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.
32 Years Ago: Patty Loveless Releases Her Debut Album
On Oct. 1, 1986, Loveless released her self-titled debut album.
13 Years Ago: Dierks Bentley Is Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Oct. 1, 2005, Bentley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.