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Cheryl Wheeler (born July 10, 1951) is an American singer/songwriter of contemporary folk music, based in New England. Her songs range in tone from silly to serious. Frequent topics are love relationships, descriptions of places or events, and profiles of people.
Wheeler was born in Timonium, Maryland. She performed at clubs in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore areas. After moving to Rhode Island in 1976, she was the bass player for Jonathan Edwards, who has since produced a number of her albums.
Wheeler tours extensively, and her live concerts include comic routines and serious discussions in addition to the songs themselves. About half of the songs she performs in concerts are not available on any of her albums. Many never get recorded, and eventually fade from her set list. Although she mostly tours alone, she has recently toured with Kenny White (who produced her first EP album). White generally opens for her, and then plays and sings harmony during Wheeler's set. Wheeler also frequently tours with the Christ...