He became a teen singing idol during the 1960s, and released hits such as "Little Woman," "The Drum," and "La, La, La."
After performing at a Hollywood party in 1962, he was picked up by agent Sal Mineo.
He appeared as a guest on The Tonight Show twice: once with Johnny Carson and again with Jay Leno.
He learned to play sixteen musical instruments, starting with the trumpet, and played football. He went to Pierce College in the Valley near Los Angeles.
He got married to Patti Carnel in 1971 and, after their divorce in 1979, he married Brigitte Poublon in 2010.
- The meaning of the name Sherman: Cloth Cutter