Gary Shoemake was born in Oklahoma, spent many years in Texas and now makes his home in the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee.  In 1987 Gary became Director and part owner of English Mountain Retreat, in Sevierville, Tennessee, where he makes his home.

In 2000, Gary and his partners sold the retreat and he is now traveling full time as a Caller and Caller Coach.  Gary's Calling dates and seminars take him nationwide.

After recording for Chaparral Records and being associated with his recording partners Ken Bower, Jerry Haag, Marshall Flippo and Scott Smith for the past twenty years, Gary is now recording with Rhythm Records (Along with Ken, Jerry and Marshall).  Gary has also recorded for Crown Records, Eagle Records, Kalox, Wagon Wheel Records and ESP Records.

Gary started Dancing and Calling in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1964.  He made it his full time vocation in 1968.  Gary's travels have taken him to all fifty states as well as Mexico, Canada, England, Scotland, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark and Central America.

Square Dancing has provided so very much to Gary's life, however, he is proud of the friends and associates he's made through the years.  His only hope is the ability to give back to this wonderful activity a small portion of the happiness it has provided him and his family.

Gary & Lisa Shoemake

Recordings By Gary Shoemake

Abilene  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Golden Eagle 1 
Ain't Got Time To Be Unhappy  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Kalox 1089 
All Aboard  (comments) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 314 
All My Rowdy Friends  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 326 
Badly Bent  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, ESP 1056 
Bar Room Buddies  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3511 
Be Bop A Lula  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Blue Star 2485 
Crazy Arms  Singing Call, Blue Star 2537 
Dixie Train  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 318 
Dock Of The Bay  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 701 
Eli Stubbs Grass Band  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 700 
Every Street's A Boulevard  (comments) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3507 
Excelorator Special  Patter, Chaparral 103 
Five Foot Two  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3503 
Flat Footin' It  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 702 
Flat-Footin' It  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Crown 161 
Folsom Prison Blues  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 313 
For What I Been Thinking Bout You  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 310 
Fox On The Run  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3512 
Freedom  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 322 
Get Me Back To Dixie  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 323 
Give Me A Chance To Dance  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 324 
Gone At Last  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 301 
Great Afternoon  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 304 
Guitar Man  (comments) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 309 
Hazel Eyes  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3505 
Heart Of My Heart  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3504 
Heart Over Mind  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Kalox 1110 
Hello Mary Lou  (comments) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3513 
I Believe In Sunshine  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 703 
I Think I'm In Love  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 320 
I Was Born A Ramblin Man  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 704 
I'm Gonna Climb That Mountain High  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 325 
I'm Satisfied With You  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 316 
In It For The Love  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 315 
Katie Wants A Fast One  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, ESP 1055 
Keep On Walkin'  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 327 
King Of The Road  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 303 
Little Miss Honky Tonk  (cue sheet) Singing Call, Chaparral 330 
Louisiana Saturday Night  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 311 
Lovin' You  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 705 
Lovin' You Baby  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3502 
Medley  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3506 
Misty  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Crown 135 
Motorcycle Cowboy  (cue sheet) Singing Call, Chaparral 331 
Movin' On  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 329 
MTA  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, ESP 1119 
Newtron Dance  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 321 
Okie From Muskogee  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Kalox 1100 
Pencil Thin Moustache  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Rhythm 251 
Red Roses  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 319 
Rhythm of the Road  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3501 
Sentimental Journey  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 317 
Silver Threads  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Crown 123 
Somebody Loves You  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 302 
Someone Took The Sweetness  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Kalox 1092 
Somewhere My Love  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3514 
Sugarfoot Rag  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 307 
Sunny Side Of The Street  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3510 
Tequila Sunrise  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Golden Eagle 28 
Texas Bound And Flying  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 308 
That Song Is Driving Me Crazy  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 312 
The Best Things In Life Are Free  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3508 
The Devil Went Down To Georgia  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 306 
Trashy Women  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 328 
Tulsa Time  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 305 
We Got The Memories  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3515 
We're Coming To Your City  (cue sheet) Singing Call, ESP 1105 
When The Saints Go Marching In  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3509 
Wild, Wild West  (cue sheet) Singing Call, Rhythm 248 
Your Cheating Heart  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Crown 114

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