Some Favorite Sonic Masterpieces
Welcome to the newest section of the Wham site, Some Favorite Sonic Masterpieces!
We are currently working with some music enthusiasts, asking them to send us
their top twenty or so favorite albums of all time. Check out some of the lists below!
Rick Bellaire is a songwriter and musician from Rhode Island, the
leader of “Folks Together”, an eclectic, acoustic singer-songwriter
collaborative and Music Director for “Ken Lyon & Tombstone”.
He is a member of both the Nashville Songwriters Association and
the Rhode Island Songwriters Association. He is also a record
collector, specializing in post-war small group Jazz and the
British Invasion and was the Assistant Manager and Principal Buyer
for 25 years at Tom’s Tracks in Providence RI, a ‘mom and pop’
Record Store that closed in 2008. He is also the founder
of The Rhode Island Popular Music Archive & Hall of Fame
(website under construction), to preserve and promote the
Ocean State’s rich legacy of Rhode Island musicians.
Rudy Cheeks is a musician and songwriter who performed with the
Fabulous Motels, The Young Adults and the Jackiebeat Orchestra.
He is also a newspaper columnist, former radio talk show host,
nightclub performer and occasional film actor and voice-over
narrator for documentary films. In 1961 he won high team, high
single and high average trophies from the Ten Mile YMCA bowling
league in Pawtucket. Currently the director of In-Sight Radio,
a radio reading service for people who are blind or visually impaired.