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.
47 Years Ago: Dolly Parton, Porter Wagoner End Their Musical Partnership
On Feb. 19, 1974, Parton announced her split from Wagoner, after more than seven years of performing together.
20 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Feb. 17, 2001, Paisley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
54 Years Ago: Dolly Parton’s Debut Album Is Released
On Feb. 13, 1967, 'Hello, I'm Dolly' was released.
35 Years Ago: ‘Highwayman’ Album Certified Gold
It was the country music supergroup's first album.
10 Years Ago: Thompson Square Release Their Debut Album
On Feb. 8, 2011, the husband-and-wife duo released their self-titled debut album.
Top 10 Clint Black Songs
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75 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Is Born in Tennessee
Happy birthday, Dolly!
8 Years Ago: George Strait Begins His Final Tour
On Jan. 18, 2013, Strait kicked off his farewell trek in Lubbock, Texas.
30 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Hits No. 1 With ‘Unanswered Prayers’
On this day (Jan. 12) in 1991, the song soared to the top of the charts.
95 Years Ago: Ray Price Is Born in Peach, Texas
Happy birthday in Heaven to him!