In 1983, Cheryl released a self-produced EP called Newport Songs. Her first two albums Cheryl Wheeler in 1986, and Half a Book in 1991 were on an independent label, North Star. That company also released a promo tape called Live and Otherwise in 1987. This was a bonus tape that was sent to anyone who filled out a survey form that was included in a number of the North Star albums. THAT WAS JUST THE BEGINNING…. Cheryl is known for her emotional roller coaster entertainment style. Hilariously funny intros to songs and life stories that formed her songs. Always a show to remember with a smile.