American singer, actor and drummer Adam Wade began to pursue a recording career in 1959 while working as a lab assistant with Dr. Jonas Salk on the polio research team. He scored his first major hit with "Ruby" in early 1960, with a vocal style which drew comparisons to Johnny Mathis. Wade quickly became quite popular and in 1961 scored three Top Ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 1975, Wade become the first African-American to host a television game show, and by the late 1970's began to concentrate on acting. Presented here is Wade's classic 1977 self-titled album, a soul/pop gem, finally available in the digital domain. All selections newly remastered.