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.
8 Years Ago: Miranda Lambert’s ‘Revolution’ Album Goes Gold
On Feb. 16, 2010, Lambert earned a gold record.
43 Years Ago: TG Sheppard Earns First No. 1 Hit With ‘Devil in the Bottle’
On Feb. 15, 1975, Sheppard's debut single, "Devil in the Bottle," hit No. 1.
33 Years Ago: Randy Travis Signs Recording Contract With Warner Bros. Records
On Feb. 14, 1985, Travis signed his record deal with Warner Bros. Records.
16 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings Dies in Arizona
On Feb. 13, 2002, Jennings passed away in his sleep from complications from diabetes.
51 Years Ago: Dolly Parton’s Debut Album Is Released
On Feb. 13, 1967, 'Hello, I'm Dolly' was released.
51 Years Ago: Loretta Lynn Earns First No. 1 With ‘Don’t Come Home a’Drinkin’ (With Lovin’…
On Feb. 11, 1967, Lynn earned her first No. 1 hit.
16 Years Ago: Jo Dee Messina Earns Second Platinum Album With ‘Burn’
On Feb. 8, 2002, 'Burn' was certified platinum, for sales of one million units.
7 Years Ago: Thompson Square Release Their Debut Album
On Feb. 8, 2011, the husband-and-wife duo released their self-titled debut album.
59 Years Ago: Buddy Holly Killed in a Plane Crash
A country music icon was almost on the plane with him ...
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