Good Ole' Boys
Sam & Sue Dunn
took beginner square dance lessons in Ohio in 1977. He called his first
singing call one year later. Before they moved to Florida, Sam was the
club caller for the Kittyhawk Squares in Dayton, Ohio for 25 years.
Sam has been calling for the last 43 years.
Sam retired from
International Truck & Engine after 32 years. Sam & Sue started spending
the winter in Florida in 2001. In August of 2003, they decided to sell
their home in Ohio and bought a new home in Sebring, Florida. They are
parents of 3 children, and have 8 grandchildren and 1 great
granddaughter. They have been married for 49 years.
of the charter members of the American Callers Association
President, Vice President, Secretary, & Treasurer of the Miami
Valley Callers Association, and the Mid West Callers Association.
belongs to the American Callers Association, Suncoast Callers &
Cuers Association, the Florida Callers Association, Miami Valley
Callers Association, and the Midwestern Ohio Callers Association.
is recording on the Tar Heel square dance label.
He has been
the sound chairman for 4 Ohio State Square Dance conventions.
Sam is 1/3 of
the popular calling/singing group The Good Ole' Boys. He
calls and teaches all levels from basics to A-2
traveled to England, London, Ontario, and Mexico to call festivals
and square dance cruises. He still flies back and forth to Ohio and
Michigan for special dances and festivals.
Sam & Sue
have been on staff at many square dance weekends including English
Mountain in Tennessee, Weekend Getaway, Rainbow Jamboree, Pumpkin
Promenade, Labor Day Fun Fest, and Single Rama in the past years,
and they are proud to have been one of the featured callers
at the West Coast Fun Fall Fest in Lakeland, Florida in 2005 and
2009. He will be calling with Jack Pladdys at the West
Coast Fun Fall Fest in 2011.
is the club caller for the Grande Squares in Frostproof, Florida,
and the Harmony Hoedowners in Sebring, Florida.
very surprised and pleased to receive the Extra
Mile Award from the Florida Federation of Square & Round Dancers on
May 18, 2007. This
is an award presented by the Florida Federation each year to show
appreciation to both callers and cuers who go beyond the norm in
giving freely of their time and talents to the square dance
award was given to him in recognition of valuable contributions to
the square and round dance movement in the state of Florida
Sam & award presenter, Penny Green
Wrapping it up, Sam & Sue have been
calling and teaching for 33 years. They love the square dance activity. And
they love living in Florida, even in the summer. They invite you to look
at their website to find out where Sam is calling and join them for a fun filled
evening. Yes, he still does festivals and would like to call for your club.
You can reach him at
111 Pinetree Lane
Sebring, Florida 33872
CD'S featuring him calling, for sale. Each CD features different levels.
Some of the CD'S are patter & singing calls, some of them are all singing
calls, and some of them are all patter calls. The CD levels are ABC - Mainstream
- Plus - and Advanced. He also has CD's with the basic calls & singing calls. These are
perfect for the new dancer. All of these CD'S are great for party's, demo's etc. If you are interested, give him a call, or