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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.
Terri Clark
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11 Years Ago: Terri Clark Hits No. 1 With ‘Girls Lie Too’

Eleven years ago today, on Sept. 11, 2004, Terri Clark was undoubtedly doing plenty of celebrating. It was on this day that her single "Girls Lie Too," from her Greatest Hits 1994-2004 album, soared to the top of the charts, becoming her second single in the United States to take the No. 1 slot.

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21 Years Ago: Trisha Yearwood Hits No. 1 With ‘XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl)’

Trisha Yearwood may not remember what she was doing 21 years ago today (Sept. 10, 1994), but she was undoubtedly celebrating somewhere, since it was the day that her single "XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)" landed at the top of the charts.

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21 Years Ago: Clay Walker Earns First Platinum Record With Self-Titled Debut

Twenty-one years ago today, on Aug. 31, 1994, Clay Walker was undoubtedly in a celebratory mood. It was on this day that the singer-songwriter earned his first platinum record, signifying sales in excess of one million units, with his self-titled debut.

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