"BELLA" IS NEARING FINISH LINE!

Just a quick update on the new album - Bella is nearing completion, with 9 songs recorded & 1 more to go! For the album's cover art, I chose a portrait of a little girl praying, by 19th-century Italian

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"MY VALENTINE" SINGLE RELEASED!

ANNOUNCING THE RELEASE OF MY VALENTINE, A NEW SINGLE FROM RICK'S 2021 ALBUM, BELLA.

Just in time for Valentine's Day, we're excited to release my first 2021 single, My Valentine.

I've wanted to do a cover of…

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CHRISTMAS NIGHT #5 ON ZMR TOP-100!

Zone Music Reporter just published their Dec. '20 album chart - Christmas Night zoomed to #5 in worldwide airplay after debuting in Nov. at #30!

I'm so grateful to our friends in broadcast & online radio for their awesome support,

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DYAN GARRIS ZMR REVIEW OF CHRISTMAS NIGHT!

Another wonderful review of Christmas Night, this one by Zone Music Reporter's Dyan Garris. Dyan wrote that “Christmas Night is a special, angelic, calming, rejuvenating Christmas album that is a must-have for this season and all those to come.”

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BT FASMER'S CHRISTMAS NIGHT ALBUM REVIEW!

Big thanks to BT Fasmer (New Age Music Guide) for his very positive & thoughtful review of Christmas Night! His insights are wonderful - thanks, BT!

You can read BT's complete review on my "Album Reviews" page,

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SINGLE "LITTLE FLOWER" REMAINS TOP-20!

The October OWMR Top-50 chart is out, and we're so glad to see Little Flower at #16, dropping only 3 places from September! 

We're grateful to our friends at One World Music Radio (Europe's largest online radio audience) for helping

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ALBUM PROFILE: THE SONGS OF "CHRISTMAS NIGHT"

CHRISTMAS NIGHT Album Profile by Rick Sparks 

(Greenville, SC – 10/15/20) - Christmas Night is here! I’m very excited to release this collection of beautiful Christmas carols, especially now.  When I began production on Christmas Night in February 2020, little

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"CHRISTMAS NIGHT" RELEASED!

I'M SO GLAD TO ANNOUNCE THE OFFICIAL RELEASE OF CHRISTMAS NIGHT

I have no doubt that the quiet beauty of these lovely songs will help to replenish your spirit at the end of what has been a really tough…

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"CHRISTMAS NIGHT" IS COMING!

(Greenville, SC – 9/14/20) - Christmas Night is coming! I’m very excited to be releasing this collection of beautiful Christmas carols in a few weeks. Here's my backstory to the album and a brief profile of each of the songs.

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"LITTLE FLOWER" SINGLE RELEASED! 

I'm so happy to announce the release of Little Flower, the 3rd & final single from my 2019 album, Hushabye.

The song is one of my favorites from Hushabye, a gentle piano theme framed by strings &

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MY LOCKDOWN ALBUM: "Christmas Night"

To say 2020 has been crazy for all of us is total understatement. I'm thankful to share that I am staying safe at home, with the benefit of having plenty of time to work on our Christmas album project, as…

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Christmas single debuts at #17!

END OF YEAR PRESENT! So happy to see my Christmas single, "What Child Is This," debut at #17 on OWMR's Dec. singles chart! OWMR is Europe's #1 radio station for the genres covered. As my gift to you, "What Child

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