Ken was first introduced into square dancing in 1961 and within one year started  calling.  By 1965 he was traveling full time. Since them he has called in every state in the United States along with Australia, China, England, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan and Sweden to name a few. He has recorded for Chaparral Records since 1975 and has CD's available on several recording labels.

During the summer months he travels throughout the United States calling one night stands and working square dance weekends and week institutes.

en and Dee, grew up and lived part of their married life in Iowa before moving to California in 1973. They have three children, six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

ne of the best things about square dancing is meeting new people and Ken is looking forward to seeing you around the square.

Click for 2018 Calendar with Special Events and Flyers

Click for Ken's CD's

Click to view Ken calling at Rivco Square Dance Festival.

Calling at Grin & Squares Anniversary Dance, El Monte, CA- ”It Feels Good”- courtesy of Chic Records.

Website maintained and edited by: Susie Goldberg email:

Recordings By Ken Bower

After The Lovin'  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 520
American Saturday Night  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Riverboat 286
Ashes Of Love  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 534
Aura Lee  (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Riverboat 433
Bar Room Buddies  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3511
Believe  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Golden Eagle 38
Best Is Yet To Come  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 605
Big Foot Stomp  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 532
Bill Bailey  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artist Bob Elling, ESP 1122
Bloody Red Baron  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 606
Blue Suede Blues  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 530
But For Love  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 601
C'est La Vie  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Golden Eagle 34
California Dreaming / Skillet Lickin'  (sample clip)  Singing Call (instrumental) + Patter, Dance Ranch 1058
Cherokee Fiddle  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 512
Christmas Medley  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 528
Darlin' Raise The Shade  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 607
Dim the Lights  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 524
Disco Fever (You're The One That I Want)  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 504
Do What You Do Well / Saints  (sample clip)  Singing Call (instrumental) + Patter, Dance Ranch 1057
Do You Love As Good As You Look?  (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call -- with co-artist Gary Shoemake, Rhythm 315
Dream A Little Dream Of Me  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Golden Eagle 27
Engine #9  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Bob Cat 507
Engine #9  (lyrics)  Singing Call, Hi Hat Retro 507
 (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3507
Fever  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 519
Fireball Mail  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 252
First Thing Every Morning  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Blue Star 1827
First Thing Every Morning  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Dance Ranch 707
Five Foot Two  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3503
Flat-Footin' It  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artist Gary Shoemake, Crown 161
Footloose  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 371
From This Valley  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Rhythm 325
God Is Good  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 344
Hallelujah  (lyrics)  Singing Call, Blue Star 2595
Happy  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Blue Star 1821
Hazel Eyes  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3505
Heart Of My Heart  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3504
Hello Friends   Singing Call, ESP 1161
  Call, Chaparral 3513
Honeymoon Feeling  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 608
Honk If You Honky Tonk  (lyrics)   Singing Call, Lou Mac 238
Honky Tonk Heroes  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 502
Honky Tonk Heroes  (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Rhythm 263
I Believe In Music  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Hi Hat 5303
I Loved Them Everyone  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 509
I Will Survive  (comments) (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 506
I Won't Go Huntin' With You Jake  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 529
I Write The Songs  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 501
I'd Go Crazy  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Golden Eagle 8
I'd Love You More Than I Do  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Global Music 931
I'll Be Danged  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 508
I'll Be Gone, Gone, Gone  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 518
I'll Fly Away  (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Crown 172
If They Could See Me Now  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 600
In The Sweet By And By  (lyrics)   Singing Call, Crown 136
Jailhouse Jump Hoedown   Patter, ESP 429
Jose (Hasta La Vista)  (cue sheet)  Singing Call, ESP 1095
Joy to the World  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 515
Joy To The World  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Rhythm 247
Just Another Polka  (lyrics)   Singing Call, Hi Hat Retro 514
Just Dropped In  (cue sheet) (lyrics) Singing Call, Rhythm 285
Just Hang Loose  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artist Buddy Weaver, Blue Star C100
Kinda Keep It Country  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 527
Lady Be Good  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 375
Light The Candles  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Riverboat 268
Love Me Honey Do  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 525
Lovin' You Baby  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3502
Mas Fina  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Riverboat 261
Medley  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3506
Mental Journey  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Blue Star 1836
Mercy  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 517
Mississippi  (comments) (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 603
Misty  (lyrics)   Singing Call, Riverboat 232
Mockingbird  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call -- with co-artist Gary Shoemake, Riverboat 283
Mountain Pass  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 516
MTA  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, ESP 1119
My Baby's Gone Away  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 507
Never Can Say Goodbye  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 237
Old Man From The Mountain  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Crown 160
On With The Show  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Riverboat 329
Once In A While  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chinook 132
One Day At A Time  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Crown 214
Ooh La La  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 513
Pickle Up A Doodle  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 291
Pretty Blue Eyes  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Rhythm 252
Red River Valley  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 305
Rhythm Of The Road  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3501
Ride, Ride, Ride  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Crown 152
Rockin' Pneumonia And Boogie Woogie Flu  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 503
Same Old Song And Dance  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Golden Eagle 37
Saturday Night  (sample clip)  Singing Call, Chaparral 105
Shadows In The Moonlight  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Golden Eagle 31
Shufflin' Shoes  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Blue Star 1829
Sitting On Top Of The World  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Blue Star 2523
Small World  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 521
Smooth and Easy  (sample clip)  Patter, Chaparral 104
So In Love With You  (comments) (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 510
Someone Must Feel Like A Fool Tonight  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 533
Somewhere My Love  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3514
Stay A Little Longer  (sample clip)  Patter, Chaparral 109
Streets Of Bakersfield  (comments) (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 522
Summertime  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Blue Star 2463
Sunny  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 511
Sunny Side Of The Street  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3510
Suspicious Minds  (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Rhythm 283
Take Two  (sample clip) Patter, Riverboat 244
That's All  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Global Music 910
That's The Thing About Love  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 514
The Best Things In Life Are Free  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 3508
The Red Baron  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chicago Country 40
These Boots Are Made For Walking  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 531
This Is The Stuff  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Riverboat 314
This Time Baby  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 288
Twelfth Street Rag  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 505
Walk Across Texas  (lyrics)   Singing Call, High Hat
Walking My Baby Back Home  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chaparral 526
Waltz Across Texas  (cue sheet) (lyrics) Singing Call, Hi Hat Retro 520
What You Do To Me  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Chaparral 523
When The Saints Go Marching In  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artists Jerry HaagGary ShoemakeBeryl Main Chaparral 3509
When You're Hot, You're Hot  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 604
White Christmas  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 287
Wild, Wild West  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artist Gary Shoemake, Rhythm 248
Window On The World  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Rhythm 304X
Workin' Man's Blues  (sample clip) (cue sheet)  Singing Call, Crown 182
YMCA  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)   Singing Call, Riverboat 250
Young At Heart  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics) Singing Call, Blue Star 2475
Your Time Hasn't Come Yet  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Wagon Wheel 602