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It Was Easy Come Easy Go
The title of this hub simply refers to a popular song by Bobby Sherman, who came into this world as Robert Cabot Sherman, Jr. on July 22, 1943. When the world was crazy for teen idols he caught the eye of many teen girls and became a teen idol through the late 1960s and into the early 1970s. He is a talented American singer, actor and sometimes songwriter. Knowing that he could sing and capture a girl’s heart only added to his charm. Unfortunately competing with other heartthrobs such as David Cassidy didn’t make the road to fame easy. Bobby Sherman first caught the eye of females when he portrayed Jeremy Bolt in the TV show “Here Come the Brides”. While his musical career took flight he also attempted to land his own TV show and in March of 1971 he appeared on an episode of “The Partridge Family” which then was used as a spin-off for his TV series “Getting Together”. Unfortunately the show was not successful but you can imagine the excitement when both David Cassidy and Bobby Sherman were seen together on TV. He also appeared on an episode of “The Monkees”. During his musical career he earned seven gold singles, one platinum single and five gold albums.
What does a teen idol do when he stops being a teen idol? Well in the case of Bobby Sherman he stepped out of the limelight and became a trained EMT in 1988 and began working for the L.A. Police Department as a specialist office, assigned to the training department teaching incoming cadets first aid and CPR. He has two sons Christopher and Tyler and six grandchildren.
Bobby Sherman came out with his first self-titled record album in 1969 and it included his first gold single “Little Woman”. Other songs on the album included “Seattle” which was the theme song for the TV show “Here Come the Brides” and “One Too Many Mornings”. This album went gold.
His second album was titled Here Comes Bobby and was released in 1970 and also went gold. This album included the songs “Easy Come Easy Go”, “La La La (If I Had You)” and “Julie, Do Ya Love Me”. All of these songs became among his most popular hits.
That same year earned him another gold album with his third release With Love Bobby. Songs on this album included some songs that were previously released and became popular and some new ones. Among the songs were “Hey, Mister Sun” and “Sweet Touch of Life”.
In 1970 Bobby Sherman also came out with a Christmas album and in 1971 he recorded Portrait of Bobby. Songs on this album included “Cried Like a Baby” and “August”.
His TV show “Getting Together” was a musical situation comedy and resulted in an album of songs. Songs from the show included “Waiting at the Bus Stop”, “Jennifer” and “Marching to the Music”.
In 1972 Bobby Sherman came out with his final album Just for You. Two songs on this album are “I Don’t Believe in Magic” and “The Other Half of Me”.
Afterwards there were four compilation LPs and his albums were re-released on CDs including CDs of greatest hits. In 1996 he published a best-selling autobiography written with Dena Hill, “Still Remembering You”.