His father Clarence sang with Bob Wills, he toured as a member of The Champs, he discovered Mac Davis along with Gary Puckett and the Union Gap writing and producing many of their hits, he produced "Lies" for the Knickerbockers. He is Jerry Fuller who composed "A Wonder Like You" and lots of other hits for a young Ricky Nelson including "Travelin' Man", "It's Up To You" and "Young World".

Ricky Nelson took "A Wonder Like You" into the top ten in 1961.